Dozens March in Streets of Philly to Protest Police Deadly Shooting Of Daunte Wright

The crowd gathered in Center City Saturday evening.

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Dozens of demonstrators marched through the streets of Philadelphia in protest of the deadly police shooting of Daunte Wright in Minneapolis last week.

The crowd walked across Center City and eventually ended up at City Hall Saturday evening. The march was peaceful and no traffic was obstructed, police said.

The protest, which lasted around five hours, was just one of many happening across the country amid Wright's death and as the trial of ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin nears its conclusion next week.

"People are angry and they are going to continue to be but everybody here I think is looking for ways for not only make their voices heard but also to truly help out the community," one protestor told NBC10.

Amid the possible civil unrest expected, the city announced it would deploy more police officers, as well as 1,000 National Guard members across downtown to prevent last year's mistakes from happening all over again.

Some businesses across the city could also be seen boarding up their windows to prevent any possible looting taking.

Wright, died last Sunday after being shot by police in a Minneapolis suburb during a traffic stop where the police realized Wright had an outstanding warrant.

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