FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Protesters blocked traffic on the West 7th Street bridge in Fort Worth Sunday evening, forcing police to use tear gas to disperse the crowd.
Since Friday evening, there have been multiple protests and marches in Fort Worth in response to the in-custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
These protests remained mostly peaceful. This was the first sight of protesters blocking off the West 7th Street bridge over the Trinity River.
At around 10:30 p.m., officers used tear gas to remove the crowd from the bridge after the protesters had been there for several hours.
Fireworks were also lit in the area toward the officers. There were no immediate reports of injuries.