Sunday, August 13, 2017

Charlottesville violence: woman killed and 19 hurt | Daily Mail Online

Charlottesville violence: woman killed and 19 hurt | Daily Mail Online: A car plowed into at least 26 counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville on Saturday
Charlottesville Police Chief Al Thomas said a total of 35 people had been treated for injuries after incident
He also confirmed the deceased victim was a 32-year-old woman, who was struck as she crossed the street
Police arrested James Alex Fields Jr, 20, of Ohio, who was charged with second-degree murder
A Dodge Challenger is filmed ramming into a line of people, then reversing quickly away from the scene
Before the smash, 15 were already being treated after heated clashes at Unite the Right rally
The event was being held at Emancipation Park and hundreds were seen stomping through the city
A local state of emergency was declared around 11am and the rally was determined an unlawful assembly
A state police helicopter covering the rally crashed near a golf course within city limits, killing two officers
President Trump admonished the day's events, saying: 'We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, violence, on many sides'
Virginia Gov Terry McAuliffe strongly condemned all of the so-called 'patriotic' white nationalists Saturday
'Go home. You are not wanted in this great commonwealth. You are not patriots,' McAuliffe proclaimed

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