Hundreds attend vigil for George Floyd at Temecula City Hall

Protesters and people attending a vigil for George Floyd at the Temecula City Hall raise their fist in solidarity. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Hundreds of people turned out to Old Town Temecula Sunday evening to join a candlelight vigil for George Floyd, the black man who died a week ago after having his neck pinned down by a white Minneapolis police officer for more than eight minutes.The vigil, which was entirely peaceful, was held on the front steps of Temecula City Hall just one day after a tense protest at the Temecula Duck Pond, which was declared an unlawful assembly by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Six people were arrested at that protest, the sheriff’s department reported today, though the majority of the demonstrators were allowed to leave of their own accord despite the expiration of several 15-minute warnings to leave the area.Man
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