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Vallejo City Council meeting overrun by protestors

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Vallejo Police outside of Tuesday nights city council meeting.

Vallejo Police outside of Tuesday night's city council meeting. (KGO Photo)

The Vallejo Times-Herald reports that Vallejo police and Solano County Sheriff's deputies had to step in after protesters took over a city council meeting Tuesday night.

Close to 50 protesters arrived inside the City Council Chambers about a half hour after the 6 p.m. meeting started. They took over the sound system once council members retreated to a back room.

The demonstrators were there to protest 10 officer-involved shootings in the city last year.

Police and sheriff's deputies were able to get the protesters to take their demonstration outside.

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