Memphis Protesters Hurl Bricks and Rocks at Police, Wounding 24 Officers in Outcry over a Man’s Death
MEMPHIS, Tn. -- What started as a protest over the death of a Memphis man devolved into chaos Wednesday night after demonstrators threw bricks at police and vandalized squad cars, officials said. At least 24 officers and deputies were injured in the melee, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said Thursday morning. Six of them were taken to a hospital.