Journalists caught in crossfire during George Floyd protests across the U.S.

Journalists reporting on protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis after his neck was knelt on by a white police officer, have been arrested, tear-gassed and hit with rubber bullets while broadcasting throughout the country.

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[EXPLOSION]

JO LING KENT: Hey guys, we're in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle right now. I don't know if you can hear me. But we have police now advancing on proteste--

[GRENADE LAUNCHING]

[BLEEP]

Oh my gosh. We're moving. We're moving.

- Oh.

JO LING KENT: We're moving. We're moving.

- OK.

- [INAUDIBLE]

- You're good. You're good. You're good.

- Go this way. Go this way. Go this way.

[INTERPOSING VOICES]

JO LING KENT: Let's go. Let's go. Let's go.

[SCREAMING]

Let's go.

- [INAUDIBLE] through again. This is exactly what it looks like, exactly what it looks like. We have to stay safely-- Amelia!

- Oh. Whoa! Oh.

- Amelia, can you hear us?

- Ame--

- I am press.

[COUGHING]

[SHOUTING]

[SHOOTING RUBBER BULLETS]

- Ow! I'm a journalist! I'm a journa--

[EXPLOSION]

- Let me out! Let me out! [GROANS] [BLEEP] Let me out! Let me out!

[SHOOTING RUBBER BULLETS]

Oh. Let me out!

- You can wait here right now.

- [INAUDIBLE]. Get over here quick. [INAUDIBLE] in the back. Ah!

OMAR JIMENEZ: I'm sorry?

- You're under arrest.

OMAR JIMENEZ: OK. Do you--

- Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa.

OMAR JIMENEZ: --mind telling me why I'm under arrest, sir? Why am I under arrest, sir?

- Officer, you can stay there. He told you there right now.

- [INAUDIBLE] there with CNN.

OMAR JIMENEZ: OK.

- You are arresting him live on CNN. We told you before that we are with CNN.

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