Protesters gather at courthouse Tuesday


During a protest over the killing of George Floyd, on Tuesday evening, a crowd gathered at the Fayette County Courthouse in Washington C.H. with signs while shouting certain chants, including, “I can’t breathe,” “no justice, no peace,” etc. As protesting was occurring, numerous cars driving by would honk, wave, hang signs out the windows, etc. One vehicle was seen with people making vulgar gestures to a nearby citizen who stood across the street prepared to “protect the stores” if necessary. The person was dressed in protective equipment and carried weapons. Several locals sat outside the shops to be present in case needed. Following protesting at the courthouse, the protesters moved to the corner near the Washington C.H. Police Station.

During a protest over the killing of George Floyd, on Tuesday evening, a crowd gathered at the Fayette County Courthouse in Washington C.H. with signs while shouting certain chants, including, “I can’t breathe,” “no justice, no peace,” etc. As protesting was occurring, numerous cars driving by would honk, wave, hang signs out the windows, etc. One vehicle was seen with people making vulgar gestures to a nearby citizen who stood across the street prepared to “protect the stores” if necessary. The person was dressed in protective equipment and carried weapons. Several locals sat outside the shops to be present in case needed. Following protesting at the courthouse, the protesters moved to the corner near the Washington C.H. Police Station.


Jennifer Woods| Record-Herald photo

During a protest over the killing of George Floyd, on Tuesday evening, a crowd gathered at the Fayette County Courthouse in Washington C.H. with signs while shouting certain chants, including, “I can’t breathe,” “no justice, no peace,” etc. As protesting was occurring, numerous cars driving by would honk, wave, hang signs out the windows, etc. One vehicle was seen with people making vulgar gestures to a nearby citizen who stood across the street prepared to “protect the stores” if necessary. The person was dressed in protective equipment and carried weapons. Several locals sat outside the shops to be present in case needed. Following protesting at the courthouse, the protesters moved to the corner near the Washington C.H. Police Station.

During a protest over the killing of George Floyd, on Tuesday evening, a crowd gathered at the Fayette County Courthouse in Washington C.H. with signs while shouting certain chants, including, “I can’t breathe,” “no justice, no peace,” etc. As protesting was occurring, numerous cars driving by would honk, wave, hang signs out the windows, etc. One vehicle was seen with people making vulgar gestures to a nearby citizen who stood across the street prepared to “protect the stores” if necessary. The person was dressed in protective equipment and carried weapons. Several locals sat outside the shops to be present in case needed. Following protesting at the courthouse, the protesters moved to the corner near the Washington C.H. Police Station.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2020/06/web1_20200602_195038.jpgDuring a protest over the killing of George Floyd, on Tuesday evening, a crowd gathered at the Fayette County Courthouse in Washington C.H. with signs while shouting certain chants, including, “I can’t breathe,” “no justice, no peace,” etc. As protesting was occurring, numerous cars driving by would honk, wave, hang signs out the windows, etc. One vehicle was seen with people making vulgar gestures to a nearby citizen who stood across the street prepared to “protect the stores” if necessary. The person was dressed in protective equipment and carried weapons. Several locals sat outside the shops to be present in case needed. Following protesting at the courthouse, the protesters moved to the corner near the Washington C.H. Police Station. Jennifer Woods| Record-Herald photo