News Notes: Austin police injure protesters, other stories to know in less than 5 minutes


AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department opened investigations to look into the use of force after officers injured at least three protesters during the weekend protests downtown.

In a video lasting less than five minutes, Will DuPree and Amanda Dugan discuss that the Austin City Council and Office of Police Oversight will hold an emergency meeting Thursday to talk about police shooting protesters with less lethal rounds.

In addition to that story, here are the others mentioned during the latest KXAN Live News Notes:

  • Neighbors volunteer to clean up vandalism throughout the city, including a mother and daughter seeking others to join them.
  • A local artist, Chris Rogers, is turning the frustration he feels inside into a mural that he hopes will unite people in the wake of George Floyd’s death.

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