Via Q13Fox:

TACOMA – The City of Tacoma’s mayor is responding to protests over a police officer driving through a crowd of people and running over some of them Saturday night.

Police say an officer was responding to calls regarding street racing. Police say when the officer arrived a group of people surrounded the officer’s car and began banging on the windows. Police say the officer, fearing for his safety, tried to get out of the area, but in doing so, hit several people with his car and ran over one person.

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