Seattle, Nov 10: Thousands of protesters came down on streets to express displeasure and rage against Donald Trump, the newly elected President of the United States of America. According to reports, an unknown gunman opened fire in downtown Seattle on Wednesday evening following an argument and wounded five people. As per tweets by Seattle Fire department, gunshots were reported at about 7 p.m. outside the 7-Eleven store on Third Avenue between Pike and Pine streets, at a major bus stop. Also Read - Planes Fly with 'Worst President Ever' and 'Pathetic Loser' Banner over Donald Trump's Home
As per reports by witnesses, a group of people were arguing when the gunman began to walk away, and then turned around and fired into the crowd. At least one victim was a bystander, Seattle police Assistant Chief Robert Merner said. Also Read - Twitter Suspends Account of Iranian Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei For Tweet Against Trump
Massive protests and demonstrations were held in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington, D.C., Portland, Ore., St. Paul, Minn. and several other cities. As per recent update by ANI, shootings at an anti trump rally in Seattle Washington was reported early this morning in which many people were injured. Chicago police closed roads in the area, impeding the demonstrators’ path.(ALSO READ: Donald trumps Hillary Clinton in US presidential elections 2016) Also Read - President Biden Gets Rid of Trump's Diet Coke Button From White House Desk, Twitter is Thoroughly Amused
The Seattle fire department mentioned it its tweet that fire crews were treating 5 patients with gunshot wounds. The tweet also stated that two of the five have had life-threatening injuries.
An estimated 2,000 protesters thronged in downtown Seattle, expressing their frustration at the Trump victory over Hillary Clinton. As per reports, an estimated 1,800 people gathered outside the Trump International Hotel and Tower in downtown Chicago. People chanted phrases like “No Trump! No KKK! No racist USA.” (ALSO READ: In his first tweet as president-elect, Donald Trump calls for unity)
Some 1,500 students and teachers rallied in the courtyard of Berkeley High School earlier on Wednesday in Berkeley. The American University said that it allowed for students to exercise their freedom of speech and the protest was non violent as only slogans were being raised.
Various college students and faculty leaders took to social media to announce their support groups and even postponed exams. In Austin, the Texas capital, about 400 people marched through the streets, police said. As per reports by a USA daily, thousands of anti-Donald Trump protesters chanted “Trump’s a racist” and carrying signs that said “Impeach Trump” and “Abolish Electoral College” in Boston. In Phoenix, about 200 students from Carl Hayden High School marched to the state Capitol in protest. A candlelight vigil for Clinton supporters in front of the White House on Wednesday evening drew those who wanted to mourn their election loss.
As per reports by Guardian, Donald Trump’s election as the new President of United States of America has resulted in a rush of interest from Americans in emigrating to New Zealand. In his victory speech, Trump said he would be president for all Americans, saying: “It is time for us to come together as one united people.” As per their report, the website of Immigration New Zealand (INZ) received 56,300 visits from the US in the past 24 hours.
Donald Trump won a landslide victory on Wednesday by leading seasoned politician Hillary Clinton in the knife-edge polls to become the 45th US President of the United States of America. During the anti-Trump rally in Seattle, five were shot outside a convenience store in US’ Seattle city on Wednesday night.