A demonstration for Black Lives Matter on Yorba Linda turned fatal when an unidentified vehicle struck several counter-protesters on Saturday, September 26th. The BLM protest started around 2:00 p.m. when counterprotesters arrived who were identified as Donald Trump supporters.
Suddenly, a 40-year-old woman named Tatiana Turner, who was protesting on behalf of BLM struck a female and male counterprotester while driving on a nearby crossroads. The female counter-protester had severe injuries while the male counterprotester had his legs broken due to the impact. Orange County Sheriff Department, who was at the scene, disbanded the demonstration shortly after due to the incident. Turner is arrested for attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon for her actions.
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Source: My News LA