Topics

Vehicles
Why federal agent fired gun during clash in L.A. remains unclear
Why federal agent fired gun during clash in L.A. remains unclear

Authorities on Monday were trying to sort out a tense clash between pro-Palestinian forces and supporters of Israel during a rally in Westwood that prompted a federal agent to fire his weapon. The Federal Protective Service agent has been placed on administrative leave while authorities investigate the shooting, which occurred after a truck full of men allegedly assaulted pro-Israel demonstrators. The clash occurred Sunday outside the federal building in the 11000 block of Wilshire Boulevard, where opposing factions of protesters sang, yelled and waved signs espousing their viewpoint on the conflict in the Gaza Strip. Officials estimated that the crowd swelled to about 1,800 people. ...

Loading