PHOTOS: Protesters in downtown Greenville respond to George Floyd’s death


Protesters began gathering peacefully in downtown Greenville on Saturday morning. (WSPA)

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – Protesters began gathering in downtown Greenville on Saturday morning in response to George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis this week.

Groups gathered in front of the Peace Center, many of them holding signs.

Our 7 News crew on scene confirmed at least one arrest has been made in relation to the protests on Main Street in downtown Greenville.

City of Greenville officials announced on Friday that they are prepared for the peaceful protests scheduled to take place downtown this weekend.

“The City is aware of two planned peaceful protests this weekend in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, one on Saturday and one on Sunday,” City of Greenville Spokesperson Beth Brotherton said. “The Greenville Police Department is prepared, as always, for large gatherings of people in our downtown.”

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