MEDFORD, Ore. — Protests, both peaceful and violent, are taking place across the country over the death of George Floyd who was killed in Minneapolis police custody a week ago.
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, these protests are expanding to downtown Medford, where people are calling for justice.
Medford Police say a person was reported driving through protestors while another man was said to be waving a gun.
Police say the driver who was reported traveling through the protestors is under investigation.
The mobile response team was also activated for a man at Central and 9th said to be waving a gun and becoming confrontational.
Police say he was ultimately arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
Amanda Rose is a multimedia journalist for NBC5 News. Amanda graduated from Columbia University earning a Master’s degree in Journalism. She also received a Bachelor’s degree in English with a specialization in literature from the University of British Columbia.
She’s a Los Angeles native, but is thrilled to return to the beautiful Pacific Northwest and is passionate about reporting on the criminal justice system.