State Of Emergency As White Nationalist Rally In Charlottesville Turns Violent

The man was wearing a shirt with swastikas on it, and he told BuzzFeed News that he was a Nazi. Protesters gathered around him, shouting and spitting.

After Spencer's speech, some white nationalists were escorted through the crowd of protesters by police. Tenbrink, the felon involved in the shooting after the speech, was taken away in handcuffs after jumping a barricade to avoid protesters. Police told BuzzFeed News they detained him for "trespassing" after he hopped the barricade.

Authorities said only two people were arrested, and five people reported minor injuries.

A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of bringing a gun to the protest, a violation of the state law against carrying a firearm on campus. The Alachua County Sheriff's Office said he was a security guard hired by one of the media organizations covering the event.

A 34-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest without violence, the sheriff's office said.

The white supremacist website The Daily Stormer was trying to encourage flash mobs outside Jewish cultural centers in Gainesville.

Such confrontations have turned violent, and sometimes deadly, in the past.

In Charlottesville, a woman was killed when a man drove a car into a “Unite the Right” rally organized by Spencer, drawing widespread condemnation and setting off a political firestorm over President Trump’s initial response.

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