LAFAYETTE, LA/ 21-26 AUG 20/ Black man shot by LaFayette police at gas station, protests begin.

SIGACT: Suspect armed with knife walking away from officers, according a video of the incident. Social media reactions sparked ongoing protests in LaFayette. Protestors blocked traffic and set a highway median on fire.

RECOMMENDATION: Continued demonstrations will likely be infiltrated by the New Orleans Workers Group, a regionally co-located communist group. The NOWG has a protest scheduled for 29 AUG in New Orleans which will likely incorporate elements of this incident into their narrative.


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