Columbia protests continue into Monday night, stores block entrancesPosted on 1 June 2020 at 11:31pm
COLUMBIA - Protestors continued to gather downtown Columbia after the sun went down Monday night.
The group of about 100 to 150 people moved to different locations downtown from Broadway and Providence to outside the Columbia Police Department.
— Peyton Headlee (@PeytonHeadlee) June 2, 2020
At one point, an ambulance, fire truck and multiple police officers responded to the protest. Witnesses at the scene told KOMU 8 someone had been hit by a car in an intersection.
— Kathryn Merck (@KathrynMerckTV) June 2, 2020
KOMU 8 also learned businesses like Walmart and Lowe's off of Conley Road have blocked the store entrances. Employees placed wooden pallets with stacks of mulch.
— Ian Russell (@IanRussellTV) June 2, 2020
As of 10 p.m. Monday night, there were no protestors near those stores.
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