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Aurora Mayor Calls For Special City Council Meeting On Protest Reaction

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) - Aurora Mayor Michael Coffman announced he's calling for a special meeting of the city council on Tuesday, June 30. He wants to hear the police department explain its response to Saturday's protest over the death of Elijah McClain.

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Police officer deployed pepper spray and smoke on people in the crowd. Officers said some demonstrators threw sticks and rocks at them. They say demonstrators also knocked over a fence and ignored orders to move back.

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Officers arrested two people during the protest.

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