Homeless man hit in face with rubber bullet amid protest in Downtown LA, witnesses say

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Disturbing images show a man in a wheelchair, bruised and bloody in Downtown Los Angeles earlier this week.

Eyewitnesses say the homeless man was hit in the eye with a rubber bullet as a street protest passed him by.

Thousands of people joined protests and demonstrations throughout Southern California over the in-custody death of George Floyd and racial injustice throughout the week.

The Los Angeles Police Department says it is aware for the images on social media and is now investigating.

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