Multiple people were shot at the Black Lives Matter protest in Louisville’s Jefferson Square Park on Saturday.
The shocking shooting was captured on a Facebook livestream, which has since been removed, but multiple people captured the clip.
First responders were seen putting a victim on a stretcher into an ambulance, but it is unclear how many people were shot or their conditions.
CONTENT WARNING: This video of today’s shooting at Jefferson Square Park was pulled from the FB livestream of one of Louisville’s more vocal protesters. Absolutely horrifying to see. To my friends, coworkers and anybody else down there, please be vigilant. Please be safe. pic.twitter.com/AT8PiOIKrG
— John Boyle (@JBernardBoyle) June 28, 2020
People have been gathering in that park for nearly a month to protest the death of Breonna Taylor, who was killed in the city during a drug raid in March. The city was also subjected to violent riots at the end of May and beginning of June after the death of a criminal in Minneapolis Police custody.
“We are currently working an active police situation at Jefferson Square Park,” Louisville police said in a statement.
The Louisville Police have not yet released any information about the suspect.