The New York Times-30/09/2020- A man affiliated with a right wing group was shot and killed Saturday night. A caravan of supporters of President Trump had driven into downtown Portland.
Portland- Ore- A fatal shooting during a night of political conflict in Portland- Ore., had yet again escalated tensions in the City and further inflamed the issues of crime, protest and race that President Trump is trying to make a focus of Presidential politics.
A man affiliated with a right wing group was shot and killed on Saturday as a large group of supporters of President Trump Traveled in a caravan through downtown Portland , Oregon which has seen nightly protests for three consecutive months.
The pro Trump rally has drew hundreds of trucks full of supporters in the city. At times Trump supporters and counter-protesters clashed on the streets , with the people shooting paintball guns from the beds of pickup trucks and protesters throwing objects back at them.
Coming on the heels of the fatal shooting of two protesters and the wounding of a third in Kenosha, Wis., Tuesday night, the incident was an ominous sign amid an escalation of weaponry and of rhetoric as protesters of police violence and presidential politics merge.