Peaceful protesters march in Shreveport amid death of George Floyd

Peaceful protesters march in Shreveport amid the death of George Floyd

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Protestors in Shreveport gathered at the Greyhound bus station for a peaceful protest in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on Monday.

The protesters began their march at noon Sunday, May 31, across the street from the Shreveport Police Department and headed to the courthouse.

We’re live at the Shreveport protest for George Floyd. Happening at the bus terminal. Follow Kenley Hargett for updates!!!!!

Posted by KSLA News 12 on Sunday, May 31, 2020

Prior to the protest, Mayor Adrian Perkins and the Shreveport Police Department posted statements on their Facebook pages.

The City of Shreveport and SPD respects the First Amendment rights of all citizens to peaceably assemble and seek...

Posted by Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins on Sunday, May 31, 2020

The City of Shreveport and the Shreveport Police Department respects the First Amendment rights of all all citizens to...

Posted by Shreveport Police Department on Sunday, May 31, 2020

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