Witness Michael Capochiano told the Austin American-Statesman that the vehicle sped through the protesters before it apparently hit an orange barrier and stopped. In Louisville on Saturday, hundreds of activists marched the streets of Breonna Taylor's hometown carrying assault rifles and demanding charges against the police officers who fatally shot her in March.
But Foster only recently began carrying a firearm to the protests against police brutality, where he accompanied his fiancee, Whitney Mitchell, who uses a wheelchair. "I want to do more'".
Ratcliff did not take any questions and said it "was very early in an active investigation". When they approach Fourth Street and Congress Avenue, honking can be heard, and some in the crowd turn around and start to head in the opposite direction.
Manley said that officers were monitoring the protests when they heard two rounds of shots being fired. When police arrived at the scene they found Foster with gunshot wounds and attempted to resuscitate him before he was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center. "We'll not allow federal troops in our city", Lightfoot said on CNN's State of the Union show.
An attendee holds a candle at a vigil for Garrett Foster in downtown Austin, Texas, on July 26, 2020.
Casket of civil rights icon John Lewis crosses Selma bridge
Lewis led hundreds of marchers across the Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 7, 1965 as they faced attacks by state troopers. The news coverage of the event help galvanise support for the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
"I told her not to go".
After the incident, a crowd gathered outside of the Austin Police Department headquarters shouting, "Say his name!"
The victim of the shooting was Garrett Foster, 28, and he died of multiple gunshot wounds.
"As we're walking down passing Fourth Street, a blue auto just come swerving out into the middle of the street nearly runs over a bunch of protesters and everybody around starts like smacking the vehicle trying to get him to slow down", the person said.
After Foster was shot, Mitchell called her mother frantically telling her that he was shot.
"Inconsolable is the only word I can think of because she'll talk for a bit and then break down", Patricia Kirven said.