• June 14, 2024

UPDATE: Shooting at New Mexico Protest Over Statue (Video of Mob Attack and Gunfire)

 UPDATE: Shooting at New Mexico Protest Over Statue (Video of Mob Attack and Gunfire)

A shooting took place at a protest in Albuquerque, New Mexico Monday evening as armed protesters and armed counter-protesters with the New Mexico Civil Guard militia group gathered at a statue of conquistador Juan de Oñate that protesters wanted removed. Four shots were heard as the protesters tried to take down the statue. Video shows at least one person wounded. A reporter on the scene observed no police presence before the shooting. Details will be added:

Video clips posted to Twitter by KOB4 reporter Megan Abundis:

UPDATE: Video shows gunfire as mob attacked.

We just obtained video of the shooting. pic.twitter.com/yjB6NHdKe2

— Megan Abundis (@meganrabundis) June 16, 2020

At the end you can hear 4 gunshots. @KOB4pic.twitter.com/PzhTPQsnP6

— Megan Abundis (@meganrabundis) June 16, 2020

Someone’s been shot. Multiple people calling 911. Chaos. pic.twitter.com/jxNjIvYJuf

— Megan Abundis (@meganrabundis) June 16, 2020

New Mexico civil guard members and one other man being arrested. All weapons being taken from them. Still no ambulance here. Police are here. Unclear who fired shots pic.twitter.com/HBe5SVjs2r

— Megan Abundis (@meganrabundis) June 16, 2020

You can see the Armed men surround a man in a blue shirt. Very unclear who shot @KOB4pic.twitter.com/mPsz7gjmDz

— Megan Abundis (@meganrabundis) June 16, 2020

Man in blue shirt is who protestors claim fired the gun. pic.twitter.com/L7APCwNi9p

— Megan Abundis (@meganrabundis) June 16, 2020

More via New York Times reporter Simon Romero:

Very tense scene in Albuquerque right now. Shots fired, a guy on the ground. Militia members still w/ rifles pic.twitter.com/IYhBr9egFB

— Simon Romero (@viaSimonRomero) June 16, 2020

The man wounded at the Albuquerque protest being taken to ambulance. Militia members taken into custody. Police attempting to clear the area. Still very tense pic.twitter.com/IcQQp2SgvL

— Simon Romero (@viaSimonRomero) June 16, 2020

Militia member being taken into custody by ABQ police. Officers in riot gear detained others in the same group as well pic.twitter.com/hAYZuAJSpT

— Simon Romero (@viaSimonRomero) June 16,

Source: The Gateway Pundit

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