OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — More protests are happening around Omaha on Sunday night in response to the in-custody death of George Floyd.
Sunday marks the third night in a row that protests have erupted across the city.
On Saturday, protests turned violent and James Scurlock, 22, was shot outside of Old Market bar The Gatsby at around 11 p.m.
A State of Emergency was announced by Mayor Jean Stothert on Sunday and a curfew will be implemented from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for the next 72 hours.
Around 7:40 p.m., the Nebraska National Guard arrived on scene in downtown Omaha.
3 News Now has reporters in various locations who will provide updates as the night goes on.
See updates below.
A small protest going on in Bellevue, where Bellevue Police officers are also participating.— Jon Kipper (@jonnykip21) June 1, 2020
They say they’re showing that a protest can be done in a peaceful way. pic.twitter.com/M2SGj7n7nt
LATEST: A man peacefully protesting says he feels the need to protect himself tonight. He adds that police wouldn’t entice crowds if more people open carried. pic.twitter.com/ZPR3cN4qDf— Kent Luetzen (@KentLuetzen) May 31, 2020
UPDATE: Presence of law enforcement is growing in downtown Omaha. Demonstrators continue to gather. There is no sign of people leaving as we approach closer to the 8 p.m. mandatory curfew set for Omaha. #protests2020 #OmahaProtest pic.twitter.com/QhdBquleC8— Kent Luetzen (@KentLuetzen) May 31, 2020
UPDATE: Protest still going on 72nd and Dodge. It’s now starting to dwindle a bit. Everything very peaceful. pic.twitter.com/XiGxZG64fw— Jon Kipper (@jonnykip21) May 31, 2020