Mayhem in Washington, DC, as Trump supporters, opponents clash; at least 4 stabbed, 23 arrested

Mayhem in Washington, DC, as Trump supporters, opponents clash; at least 4 stabbed, 23 arrested

At least two D.C. police officers were hospitalized with moderate injuries, a report said

By Marisa SchultzMichael Ruiz | Fox News

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Marine One flies over crowd of Trump supporters

President’s helicopter makes an appearance above the rally of his supporters in Washington, D.C.; reaction from My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell.

Chaos erupted in Washington, D.C., on Saturday night, hours after two pro-Trump rallies ended. Groups of Proud Boys and Antifa activists clashed under cover of darkness, with police repeatedly forcing them apart amid reports of brawls and stabbings.

At least four stabbings occurred near a bar that served as a gathering spot for the Proud Boys, according to the Washington Post. The victims were hospitalized, possibly with life-threatening injuries, a D.C. Fire Department spokesman told the newspaper.

It wasn’t immediately clear which groups the attackers and victims were affiliated with, the report said.

As of 9 p.m. ET, 23 people had been arrested, including 10 charged with misdemeanor assault, six with assaulting a police officer and four will rioting, FOX 5 of Washington reported. One suspect was carrying an illegal stun gun.https://platform.twitter.com/embed/index.html?dnt=false&embedId=twitter-widget-0&frame=false&hideCard=false&hideThread=false&id=1337964703709097984&lang=en&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.foxnews.com%2Fpolitics%2Ftrump-supporters-rally-dc-after-supreme-court-delivers-defeat-president&siteScreenName=foxnews&theme=light&widgetsVersion=ed20a2b%3A1601588405575&width=550px

At least two D.C. police officers were hospitalized with moderate injuries, the report added.

Images and videos on social media showed demonstrators exchanging barrages of fireworks, and police intervening on several downtown streets.https://platform.twitter.com/embed/index.html?dnt=false&embedId=twitter-widget-1&frame=false&hideCard=false&hideThread=false&id=1337917648445841409&lang=en&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.foxnews.com%2Fpolitics%2Ftrump-supporters-rally-dc-after-supreme-court-delivers-defeat-president&siteScreenName=foxnews&theme=light&widgetsVersion=ed20a2b%3A1601588405575&width=550px

“Moments after I took this video, fireworks exploded at the front entrance of the Hyatt Hotel,” Washington Post reporter Marissa Lang tweeted. “Proud Boys and anti-fascist [Antifa] protesters had been starting to brawl at the entrance.”

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