ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- An armed person is accused of throwing a projectile at police on Wednesday night.
According to the St. Petersburg Police Department, when officers were trying to a get a group to get to move to the sidewalk on 1st Avenue North, someone threw a projectile at police chief Anthony Holloway and a police major.
The suspect had a loaded gun in his waistband, according to police. That person was taken into police custody.
Tonight as police asked a group to get on the sidewalk to open 1st Ave. N. to traffic, a Demonstrator threw a projectile at #stpetepd Chief Holloway & a PD Major. He had a loaded gun in his waistband. he was taken into custody. pic.twitter.com/XCU4Gji3Mu
— St. Pete Police (@StPetePD) June 4, 2020
Officials did not release the suspect's identity.
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