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Chaos erupts following peaceful Black Lives Matter protest

KOB Web Staff
Updated: June 03, 2020 06:11 PM
Created: June 01, 2020 05:11 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The public was asked to avoid downtown Albuquerque Monday. Central Avenue was closed between 1st Street and 8th Street.

Several properties were damaged and fires were set following a large, mostly peaceful Black Lives Matter protest. 


According to Albuquerque police, officers were shot at in the area overnight. No officers were injured.

APD deployed emergency response teams to stop the vandalism. There were also reports of looting in the area. 

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