Protesters and rioters have thrown fireworks, bottles, rocks, bricks and various other hard objects at police officers across the United States.
In Charlotte, NC officers have been badly injured as fireworks have been thrown at them. The video in this story is from May 31, 2020 and shows rioters throwing a mortar firework the size of a soda can at a group of police officers.
The officers are heard gasping for air as the firework goes off and lets out a loud bang with red sparks. Most demonstrations have turned violent in Charlotte.
Fireworks are being thrown at Charlotte officers every night during the riots.