"NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Following an ugly night in Brooklyn
in which bottles and fruit were thrown, bus windows were broken and a
pharmacy was ransacked, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly detailed Tuesday
what he believes took place a day earlier.
While Monday night’s violence occurred in the midst of a march
protesting a weekend police shooting in East Flatbush, Kelly said it
wasn’t a riot that broke out, but rather actions perpetrated by a
disorderly group that splintered off from the crowd."
The protest itself was in response to the police-involved shooting Saturday of 16-year-old Kimani Gray. Kelly said preliminarily, it appears the police shooting was within NYPD guidelines.
In: Regional News
Tags: brooklyn, riot, march, rite-aid, pharmacy, kimani, gray
Location: Brooklyn, New York, United States (load item map)
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