Thousands gather for 7th day of protests in Denver

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Protesters gather for a seventh day at the Colorado State Capitol on Wednesday afternoon, June 3, 2020.

Protesters gather for a seventh day at the Colorado State Capitol on Wednesday afternoon, June 3, 2020. (Photo: Matt Mauro/KDVR)

DENVER (KDVR) — Protesters seeking police reform and justice following the in-custody death of George Floyd gathered for a seventh day in downtown Denver on Wednesday.

Protests remained essentially peaceful on Tuesday night, in contrast to nighttime riots late last week and over the weekend.

A curfew in Denver will go into effect at 9 p.m. Wednesday at last until 5 a.m., and there will be another curfew Thursday night into Friday morning.

Below is a list of updates on events that occurred during Wednesday’s demonstrations. It has since been archived:

10:50 p.m.

Hundreds of protesters remain downtown. The situation has remained peaceful.

9:33 p.m.

After going through downtown, most protesters are on Lincoln Street in front of the Capitol.

Police are nearby, but the situation has remained peaceful.

9:01 p.m.

With Denver’s curfew in effect, hundreds remain marching through the streets downtown. Others are gathered outside the Capitol.

Watch live video from SkyFOX in the player above.

7:39 p.m.

Mayor Hancock said he was “honored” that he was asked to join Wednesday’s protest.

6:29 p.m.

Protesters now number in the thousands at Civic Center Park.

5:54 p.m.

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock joined protesters, as seen in this tweet from one of his advisors.

5:16 p.m.

4:23 p.m.

3:36 p.m.

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