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Live updates from the George Floyd protests in Boston

Members of the Boston police held off a crowd on Tremont Street Sunday night after things got tense following a peaceful demonstration over the death of George Floyd.
Members of the Boston police held off a crowd on Tremont Street Sunday night after things got tense following a peaceful demonstration over the death of George Floyd.Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Vigils and demonstrations were taking place in Boston on Sunday following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The events were being held at Boston Police Headquarters, at City Hall, and at the Massachusetts State House.

The protests also took a violent turn after the sun went down, as demonstrators pelted police with bottles and cans, torched a police cruiser, damaged vehicles, and looted stores throughout Downtown Crossing and the Back Bay.

Protestors march to the State House for the death of George Floyd
Protestors marched from Nubian Square to the State House to protest the death of George Floyd. (Shelby Lum|Globe Staff)

Globe reporters are on the scene. Their dispatches are below: