After the Donald Trump campaign rally at the Phoenix Convention Center was over, there were clashes between anti-Trump protesters and City of Phoenix Police officers, who fired tear gas and flash bangs.
City of Phoenix Police Department released a statement which put the blame for starting the entire thing on a handful of activists whom they accuse of throwing gas canisters at police.
This photo seems to call into question that narrative. There appears to be no imminent physical threat whatsoever in the vicinity of the police officers in these photos, which have a .019 second gap between them. The photos were taken by American Babylon photographer Jimi Giannatti.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and the Phoenix Police Department have promised a thorough investigation
of the police actions on Tuesday night.
Bryan Sanders is the producer of the American Babylon website.