According to CNN on the 13th, the Public Affairs Office of the Washington, D.C. Police Department said that at least four people were stabbed in the protests about the U.S. election on the evening of the 12th local time.
Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office said that on the evening of the 12th local time, the Washington, D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Service Department took at least nine people from the area where the protests were held, including four stabbed victims, who were seriously injured; The police department’s public affairs office said that two police officers were injured but their lives were not in danger, and two others were slightly injured.
The Fire and Emergency Medical Service Department later confirmed that they had helped another victim at 11th Street.
According to the latest news released by the Public Affairs Office of the Washington, D.C. Police Department on the 13th, a total of eight police officers were injured in the protest.
At least 33 people were arrested, including a 29-year-old man from northwest Washington, who was arrested on charges of using dangerous weapons to attack.
Earlier that day, a large number of protesters and their opponents who protested against the outcome of the presidential election gathered outside the Supreme Court of the United States and in Freedom Square. Most people don’t wear masks.
The Washington mayor’s office said six people were arrested for assaulting police, 10 for simple assaults, four for violence, two for crossing the cordon, and one for possession of a prohibited weapon, a taser.
According to the report, videos circulating on social media showed occasional scuffles and skirmishes during the protests, but the large gatherings on that day were basically peaceful.