Tempers flare at Lee Circle as crews prepare to remove monument - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports, Social

Tempers flare at Lee Circle as crews prepare to remove monument

(Source: Rob Krieger / Fox 8 photo) (Source: Rob Krieger / Fox 8 photo)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Tempers flared early Friday morning in a face-to-face confrontation between monument protesters and supporters.

Daring each other “to do something,” two men were nose-to-nose in a scuffle caught on camera near the Robert E. Lee monument.

Crowds began to gather Thursday before 9 p.m. and a steady stream of protestors, supporters and onlookers have moved through the area.

Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Boy beaten with hammer while protecting sister dies

    Boy beaten with hammer while protecting sister dies

    Sunday, September 24 2017 2:13 AM EDT2017-09-24 06:13:24 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 2:13 AM EDT2017-09-24 06:13:24 GMT

    The suspect in the beatings faces charges of murder, attempted murder, and lewd acts with a child under 14.

    more>>

    The suspect in the beatings faces charges of murder, attempted murder, and lewd acts with a child under 14.

    more>>
  • 1 killed, 6 shot at Antioch church

    1 killed, 6 shot at Antioch church

    Sunday, September 24 2017 1:14 PM EDT2017-09-24 17:14:40 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 8:42 PM EDT2017-09-25 00:42:20 GMT

    Metro Police have identified the shooter at an Antioch church who killed one person in the parking lot and wounded six others inside the building's sanctuary.

    more>>

    Metro Police have identified the shooter at an Antioch church who killed one person in the parking lot and wounded six others inside the building's sanctuary.

    more>>
  • Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 wounded

    Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 wounded

    Sunday, September 24 2017 1:47 PM EDT2017-09-24 17:47:02 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 8:37 PM EDT2017-09-25 00:37:36 GMT

    Authorities in Tennessee say 8 injured in a shooting at a church in the Nashville area.

    more>>

    Authorities in Tennessee say 8 injured in a shooting at a church in the Nashville area.

    more>>
Powered by Frankly