‘Panic, Violence and Bloodshed’: Pittsburgh Hit With Class Action Over Police Response to Protests | Law.com

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'Panic, Violence and Bloodshed': Pittsburgh Hit With Class Action Over Police Response to Protests | Law.com
Black Lives Matter protest, in Pittsburgh. Photo: Dean Dietrick Jr/Shutterstock.com

Several participants in anti-racism protests earlier this month have sued Pittsburgh and numerous city officials over excessive police tactics, including the use of tear gas and rubber bullets, to break up the otherwise peaceful demonstrations.

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