U.S. Artist Halsey Shot With Rubber Bullets At George Floyd Protest

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The pop star reported that police shot at peaceful protesters with rubber bullets, shrapnel and tear gas.

Music artist Halsey took to social media to report her experience on the front lines in Los Angeles protesting George Floyd’s murder over the weekend, which included being hit by shrapnel and pellets coming from police.

  • According to 104.3 MYfm, Halsey “documented the assembly both on Twitter and her Instagram story, and claimed law enforcement shot rubber bullets at and gassed peaceful demonstrators.”

  • The pop artist wrote that "they opened fire of rubber bullets and tear gas multiple times on us. citizens who were not provoking them.”

  • She added in another post, "most of us were simply begging them to have empathy. to reconsider. to consider humanity and our nations [sic] history and future."

"They opened fire multiple times. I was hit twice. Once by pellets and once by shrapnel. We were gassed repeatedly for hours," she continued. "the frontline did not relent. i will be returning."

See more of Halsey’s posts here.


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