Scenes from riot in downtown Portland that followed peaceful protest of Minneapolis police killing

The Oregonian
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After hours of largely peaceful demonstrations, violence escalated late Friday in downtown Portland, as hundreds of people gathered to protest the Minneapolis police killing of a black man.

The death of George Floyd has triggered a wave of national outrage that culminated into a chaotic night of vandalism and fires in downtown Portland.

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