'Victory Rally' in Baltimore After Charges Filed Against Cops
Leland Vittert reported on "America's News Headquarters" from City Hall in Baltimore where crowds are expected to march in a "Victory Rally," a day after six police officers were charged in the death of Freddie Gray.
"There are crowds converging from all areas of the city here on City Hall," Vittert said. "They say that they will stay here until the curfew, which is 10 p.m. tonight."
Vittert spoke to Antonio Hayes, a state legislator, about the celebratory atmosphere following the decision by State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby to charge the officers with felonies ranging from assault to murder.
"The celebration, I think, is really attributed to the fact that people feel like the criminal justice system hasn't really heard them in a lot of different cases," Hayes said. "And so they see this as a step forward in opening the dialogue."
What about the business owners whose stores were looted? Vittert asked.
"I think at some point, at the appropriate time, there will be accountability for some of the destruction that's been going on in the city," Hayes said. "In the meanwhile, we have to make sure that the people are safe [who] are trying to continue on with their lives."
Watch the clip above and see Vittert speak to Baltimore business owner Tony Harrison below.
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