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Protests held outside OPD headquarters

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Posted at 7:22 PM, Nov 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-24 09:24:16-05

OMAHA, Neb.  — Reporter Ruta Ulcinaite is monitoring the situation outside Omaha Police Department headquarters following the officer-involved shooting of Kenneth Jones, 35.

**CORRECTION**

Earlier reports said that rocks were thrown by protesters. The Omaha Police Department issued a statement saying that eggs were thrown.

UPDATE:
By 10:15 p.m., the crowd had mostly dispersed.

UPDATE:
Around 8:30 p.m. Friday, the Omaha Police department began arresting protesters when they began throwing eggs outside the police station. By 8:50 p.m. police declared the protests an unlawful assembly.

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As of 7:00 p.m. 3 News Now estimated that there were 70 to 80 people present for the demonstration.

Jones was fatally shot Thursday night after what OPD said was a routine traffic stop. ProBlac organized the demonstration and said that they're goal is to hold the police department accountable.

Related: OPD provides update on officer-involved shooting

Ruta is providing updates on social media as the situation develops. Watch videos below or visit our Facebook page.

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