Protesters confront police on W. Superior Street

Ryan Juntti
Updated: May 31, 2020 11:05 PM

Multiple law enforcement agencies were on scene overnight Saturday near the intersection of West Superior Street and 28th Avenue West as protesters were seen confronting police. 


Duluth Police Lt. Jeff Kazel told WDIO News that they showed up and people were fighting. He says it sounded like someone got maced.

Witnesses told WDIO News there was a fight between two girls and two guys, which led to tear gas being deployed. They say they noticed one bystander spraying mace.

Duluth Police and Duluth Fire Department officers were seen pouring milk and water into the eyes of people that appeared to have been maced. 

At one point, groups of people confronted Duluth Police, begging them to "Say His Name", and threw rocks and projectiles at police cars.

The WDIO News crew noticed at least two people being arrested. One person was heard saying, "No Justice, No Peace" as he was being taken into custody.

U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Duluth Police, Duluth Fire Dept., Superior Police, St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, and Mayo Clinic Ambulance were noticed on scene. 


Ryan Juntti

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