Day 8: Protestors still at City Hall past curfew

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COLORADO SPRINGS– Protesters gathered despite the rainy conditions at City Hall in Colorado Springs for the eighth consecutive day of protests calling for justice for George Floyd, who died after a Minneapolis police officer pinned him at the neck.

It was around 11:15 p.m. when a majority of the protestors had dispersed. At that time, no tear gas had been deployed, and the protestors seeing no police intervention at all.

Protestors plan to be out again Sunday afternoon with a planned vigil and marches.

Keep reading for a break down of the action on Saturday.

Warning: Videos and photos may contain profanity.

11 p.m.

Only a small group remains.

10:30 p.m.

The organizer is asking everyone to go home, stay peaceful and clean up.

10:15 p.m.

Most of the protestors have gone home, however a few musicians remain.

10 p.m.

A large group still out after 10 p.m. The curfew is in effect until 5 a.m. until June 8.

9:45 p.m.

The group is back at City Hall and a saxophonist has joined the group.

9:30 p.m.

9:15 p.m.

9 p.m.

8:30 p.m.

A group of “self-appointed patriots” is walking, armed, alongside protesters.

7:30 p.m. Protestors taking over Platte Avenue.

7 p.m.

The protestors weaving through neighborhoods.

6:30 p.m.

Protestors march in silence for 9 minutes in honor of George Floyd.

6 p.m.

Earlier in the day:

Protesters at City Hall passed the megaphone around and people were able to share their thoughts.


On Friday, protests remained peaceful throughout the day and a crowd still remained outside city hall 135 minutes past curfew.

The curfew, issued by Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, is in effect from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., which started Wednesday June 3. It’s set to end Monday June 8, but could be extended.

Colorado Springs Police are now investigating an incident that occurred at a protest in downtown on Wednesday where a woman was injured after an incident with a Jeep. Police are asking the public for any videos not already shown in the media regarding this incident.

Stay with FOX21 for updates on protests in Colorado Springs.

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