BY REBECCA PLEVIN
A Black Lives Matter rally attracted hundreds of protesters in Inglewood Sunday, blocking traffic in front of Randy’s Donuts and briefly shutting down the 405 Freeway, according to local television and media reports.
The rally started as a regular meeting of a group that identified as the Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter but soon spilled out into the streets.
About 100 people began gathering on the freeway at about 9:50 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
At some point all lanes were blocked and traffic was stopped, but officers were able to get the lanes cleared by 10:47 p.m., CHP Officer Edgar Figueroa told KPCC.
The incident was handled peacefully, with no injuries, no arrests, and no damages, Figueroa said.
In all, several hundred protesters gathered at Inglewood City Hall, where they expressed anger over the recent fatal police shootings of Philando Castile in…
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