Unknown opened fire Wednesday in the U.S. city of Seattle (Washington state) near the place where protesters held a demonstration against the election of Donald trump President of the United States, reports Reuters. According to police, the reason for the clashes was a quarrel.
As reported in the Twitter of police of the city, five people were injured in the incident. One victim was injured, life-threatening, he is in serious condition, later explained to the police.
To the place of incident there arrived police officers and doctors. The wounded received medical assistance and was taken to the city hospital.
The police reportedthat the shooting is not connected with the demonstration against trump. The gunman had gone, is his search.
As reported, in Seattle a group of about 100 demonstrators gathered in the city center, began to set fire to the debris.
Mass protests against the election of Donald trump President of the United States on the eve took place in several cities of the United States. One of the largest demonstration was in new York, where protesters marched toward the Trump Tower. In a protest in Manhattan, according to Reuters, was attended by thousands of people. Walking the streets most prestigious area of new York chanted “Not my President”.
In Chicago an estimated 1,800 protesters were gathered at the entrance to Trump International Hotel, they chanted, “No Trump”, “No Ku Klux Klan” and “No racist United States.” City police blocked off several streets.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), Boston (Massachusetts) and Portland (Oregon). In Austin (Texas), about 400 people marched through the streets, police said.
Most of the demonstrations, some of which led to violations of public order recorded in California. In Auckland, the protest action was attended by over 250 people, they broke Windows in editions of local Newspapers, burned tires and garbage cans and set fire to the train station. It was reported that one woman was seriously injured when she was hit by a car whose driver tried to avoid the protesters.
Similar protests also took place in Los Angeles and San Diego. They were attended by several hundred people. In Oregon, about 300 people blocked the traffic in Portland. Participants of the protest action they burned American flags and banners depicting the trump, chanting: “he’s not my President.” In Pennsylvania, hundreds of students of the University of Pittsburgh went on a peaceful protest March.