Thousands took to the streets of Baltimore City on Saturday, April 25th to protest the death of 25 year old Baltimorean, Freddie Gray. The protest began peacefully as protestors marched from the West District to Baltimore City Hall in downtown Baltimore. Protests became violent when protestors moved through the city to Oriole Park at Camden Yards where they blocked main roads and tried to stop others from entering the ballgame.
Protestors demanded answers from the Baltimore City Police Department.
A young boy joins the protestors holding a sign with a powerful message, “Stop Killing Black People”.
Protestors hold up signs outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
A man holds a black American flag during the protest in downtown Baltimore, MD on Saturday, April 25, 2015.
Police call in back-up to help with security for the protestors.
A protestor yells at cops demanding answers for their actions.
Above, Baltimore Police prepare to move their line forward after dozens of people broke into and trashed police cars that were parked along the street.
An innocent man lies on the ground pretending to be tied up as a display for the police during Saturday’s protest.
“Hands up don’t shoot,” protestors yell and display their message in front of the Baltimore Police.
People gather on the bridge the connects the Baltimore Convention Center to the Hilton Hotel to see the Freddie Gray Protestors.
A line of police stand in riot gear during the Freddie Gray Protests.
Violent protestors continued to disrupt the city by breaking windows of nearby businesses and looting. Here is the 7eleven on the corner of Howard Street and Baltimore Street. Looters came in, stole items and the cash registers from the popular downtown convenient store.