Protestors shut down interstate in Oakland,CA after George Floyd’s death

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OAKLAND, Calif. (WIAT) — After marching peacefully through the streets of Oakland, California earlier Friday evening, a group of protesters took their demonstration against the death of George Floyd onto the interstate —- shutting down the freeway in both directions.

After marching near Oakland police department headquarters, the protesters made their way onto the freeway from an on-ramp.

Chopper video above the scene shows protestors spreading out onto the freeway just before 9 p.m. Friday night, with a heavy law enforcement presence on both sides of the roadway.

Police confirmed multiple officers were injured by thrown objects.

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