Downtown Tampa Protest Wrapping Up

June 4, 2020

By: Staff Report

The protest that took place downtown today is slowly wrapping up as weather starts to move into the area.

Reports of multiple exit closures in and out of the city happening now. Protesters were moving towards the ramps for 275 and were closed by State Police.

Tear gas and pepper spray has been used on protestors by the on-ramp of I-275 just after 5PM and reports of rubber bullets being used.

Protestors have taken over the southbound lanes of North Ashley near Curtis Hixon Park, chants of “We Demand Body Cams”

We will be updating this story throughout the night.

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