Report: Raleigh police used expired tear gas on protesters

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Raleigh Police during protest (Photo: WTVD)

RALEIGH, NC (AP) — Raleigh police used expired tear gas on demonstrators during protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, according to a report released Tuesday.

The News & Observer reports that the review of the Police Department’s response and use of force during the protests also found that police used tear gas unnecessarily in one instance.

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Fourteen officers were injured, and 17 police vehicles were damaged during the protests, according to the report.

Raleigh Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown told the City Council there have been 106 arrests stemming from the protests.