The fire did some burn damage to a storage container in a parking lot near the Walgreens, but the flames did not reach the structure.
The caravan drove out of the parking lot at about 2 p.m. and was planning to meet with other protesters at City Hill later this evening.
Shawnese Armstrong said her mother wanted to see the officers who shot Gibson face jail time. The District Attorney’s office reviewed her brother’s death and determined officers acted within the law.
Black Lives Matter protesters gathered outside Long Beach City Hall on Friday as part of a continuing, nationwide wave of demonstrations against police violence.
People celebrating the Fourth of July holiday this weekend will have to do so under new guidelines aimed at slowing the coronavirus pandemic, which means avoiding large social gatherings and celebrations.
City officials on Tuesday will propose a Long Beach Violence Interruption strategy, which will use community leaders and organizations to come up with strategies for intervention in vulnerable communities.
About 200 people participated in a 9-mile march from Downtown to North Long Beach Friday calling for unity amongst neighbors following a recent wave of violent incidents.
A 67-year-old Long Beach man was killed late Wednesday in a hit-and-run collision on the Westside, and police are searching for the driver.
El tiroteo de la vigilia se produjo durante una ola repentina de violencia armada que golpeó recientemente una pequeña sección de North Long Beach y una serie más grande de tiroteos en toda la ciudad.
In the past week, 12 people were wounded and four others killed during nearly a dozen different shootings across Long Beach.