More than 1,000 march in Baltimore to protest black man’s death

Demonstrators gather in front of the Baltimore Police Department Western District station to protest against the death in police custody of Freddie Gray in Baltimore

By Lacey Johnson BALTIMORE (Reuters) – More than 1,000 demonstrators chanting “shut it down” marched through Baltimore on Saturday to protest the death of a black man who died after being taken into police custody. Baltimore’s police commissioner said on Friday that Freddie Gray, 25, had been denied timely medical attention for a spinal injury suffered after police apprehended him following a foot chase. At least 1,500 people had gathered by midafternoon at the spot in West Baltimore where Gray had been detained on April 12 by a police patrol and placed inside a transport van.

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