CPD, CCSO respond to protest in Downtown Charleston

Charleston County News

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The Charleston Police Department (CPD) and Charleston County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) on Wednesday responded to a protest in Downtown Charleston that arose in the wake of the Louisville Grand Jury decision regarding the death investigation of Breonna Taylor.

CPD reports that as of 9:00 p.m., there were around 40 protesters.

The protesters gathered in Marion Square, then walked down Meeting Street, before moving onto South Market Street towards East Bay Street, then making their way back to Marion Square.

A helicopter was overhead monitoring the scene.

Protesters dispersed around 10:00 p.m.

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