Portland Police use crowd-control munitions on protesters

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police fired crowd-control munitions toward demonstrators near a downtown precinct building Friday night and early Saturday morning. According to a police statement, law enforcement used loudspeakers to tell protesters to leave, then officers used crowd control munitions on the group. The release did not specify which kind of munitions were used. Some protesters reported that one person was injured by the munitions. Neither the Portland Police Bureau nor the Multnomah County Sheriff immediately responded to requests for comment. Police are barred under a temporary federal court order from using crowd-control munitions in situations where people engaged in passive resistance could be injured by the devices. 

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