NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — After a protest at a Bronx police station turned violent, the NYPD says a protester could face federal charges.
The group gathered outside the 46th Precinct on Friday to protest a recent police-involved shooting.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Isaiah Levine Killed In Double Shooting On Lower East Side, Second Victim In Hospital
Investigators said the group pushed barricades into officers and threw eggs at a marked police van.READ MORE: Robert Durst Hospitalized With COVID-19, His Lawyer Says
An unidentified protester allegedly doused the occupied van in gasoline.
(2/2)…throw eggs at a marked police van. An individual with the group then proceeded to douse the van—which was occupied—with gasoline. The investigation to identify the individual pouring the gasoline is underway & he could face state and/or federal charges for his actions.
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) September 5, 2021
Police said they’re still trying to identify that protester, who could face state and federal charges.MORE NEWS: Queens Residents Want Local Bar Shut Down, Saying Patrons Urinate On Their Property, Leave Mess On Streets
Editor’s note: They story was first published Sept. 5.