Driver fires gun into air after clash with protesters

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The driver of a vehicle fired several shots from a handgun into the air after a verbal confrontation with protesters in Portland. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the incident early Thursday was caught on video from multiple angles and shared on social media. Videos show the person in a white car surrounded by demonstrators near the burnt remains of downtown Portland’s iconic Elk Fountain in the area. In the footage, some protesters call for others to clear the street to let the car leave as others speak to the driver through an open window. As the driver starts to leave, a handgun can be seen emerging from the driver’s side window and at least five gunshots are heard.

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