Tear Gas Deployed as Protests Continue in Portland

Police in Portland used crowd control munitions and declared an unlawful assembly as protesters vandalized the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) building and Democratic Party headquarters following the inauguration of Joe Biden on January 20.

Local news reported that the protesters chanted “abolish ICE” and decried President Biden and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler.

Police said crowd control munitions were deployed after protesters threw rocks and eggs. Other local reports said that tear gas had been used.

During the unrest, police made several arrests after the Oregon Democratic Party headquarters in Portland was vandalized.

This clip shows protesters running as tear gas is deployed. Credit: Tuesday Longway via Storyful