Report: 7 Officers Injured In Baltimore Protests Over Death Of Freddie Gray

April 27, 2015 4:09 p.m.

Several officers were reportedly injured as Baltimore protests over the death of Freddie Gray turned violent on Monday, according to a CBS affiliate in Washington, DC.

Baltimore police reportedly sprayed mace at the protestors who, police told CBS DC, were throwing bricks, rocks and other things at officers.

A Baltimore police captain spoke about the injuries sustained by officers.

“This afternoon, a group of outrageous criminals attacked our officers. Right now, we have seven officers that have serious injuries. Including broken bones, and one officer who is unconscious. We will do whatever is appropriate to protect the safety of our police officers.”

The Baltimore Police Department posted updates about the unfurling protests and reported violence to Twitter.

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