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Small protest continues outside Hamilton County Courthouse

Video Credit: WCPO Cincinnati - Duration: 02:29s - Published
Small protest continues outside Hamilton County Courthouse

Small protest continues outside Hamilton County Courthouse

Protesters against police brutality handed out flowers Thursday afternoon and expressed satisfaction with the news that all four Minneapolis officers involved in George Floyd's death now face criminal charges.

HAPPENING NOW...PROTESTS FORJUSTICE CONTINUE HERE IN THETRI-STATE AND ACROSS THECOUNTRY.YOU'RE LOOKING LIVE ATDOWNTOWN FROM SKY-9.THANK FOR JOINING US -- I'MKRISTYN HARTMAN.WE ARE STAYINGON TOP OF BREAKING NEWS AT4-30.IT'S DAY SEVEN OFPROTESTS HERE INCINCINNATI.LET'S GET RIGHT TOWCPO 9 NEWS REPORTER PAOLASURO DOWNTOWN..PAULA, HOW'S ITOUT THERE TODAY?I WAS TOLD BY SEVERALPROTESTERS THAT THE PLAN WASTO MEET AT THE COURTHOUSE AT1PM TODAY - BUT IT'S BEENQUIET REALLY ALL AFTERNOON..SOME SAY IT MIGHT BE BECAUSEOF TODAY'S WEATHER - IT DIDRAIN AROUND 2 O CLOCK..THERE'SA GROUP OF AT LEAST 50STARTING TO GATHER NOW -EARLIER TODAY IT WAS JUST AFEW..THERE IS A GROUP OFFERING FREEWATER AND SNACKS TO THOSESHOWING UP - BUT EVEN SO NOT ALOT OF PEOPLE HAVEBEEN OUT HERE COMPARED TO WHATWE'VESEEN PREVIOUS DAYS..I DIDSPEAK WITH A 21 YEAR OLD GIRLHERE WHO WAS JUST CLEARED TOWALK AFTER SHE TORE HERMENISCUS..JAEYLYN BONNER SAYSIT IS SO IMPORTANT FOR HER TOBE HERE BECAUSE HER LIFEMATTERS - AND SHE SAYS SHEDOESN'T WANT TO LIVE IN FEARANYMORE."The four officers involvedhave been charged criminallyand police officer chauvin hissentence has been upgraded tosecond degree murder so ithink the protests and thepetitions and stuff we'resigning online and thedonations are really helping.

"I DID SEECOMMISSIONER DENISE DRIEHAUSHERE A FEW HOURS AGO - SHECAME OVER AND WAS TALKING TOTHE PROTESTERS..WE WILL STAYHERE ALL AFTERNOON TO SEE IFTHE GROUP CONTINUES TO GROW..REPORTING LIVEPAOLA SURO WCPO 9 NEW




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