Photographer captures moment Baltimore cop threw rock BACK at protesters

Photographer captures moment Baltimore cop threw rock BACK at protesters

Violent protesters in Baltimore, Maryland injured several police officers on Monday, throwing bricks and rocks at the overwhelmed cops hiding behind riot armor.

While most of the cops tried not to engage with the protesters, at least one officer was seen throwing the rocks right back at the mostly-young groups of rioters even as the nation watched on live TV.

A photo taken by photographer Patrick Semansky captures the moment one police officer threw a rock back at protesters while his fellow cops looked on.

And a video of one intense interaction between a group of rioters and police showed a similar scene, though it’s unclear whether the clip captured the same officer.

Baltimore Police did not immediately return Daily Mail Online’s request for comment Tuesday morning.

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