Protesters Say Two People Hit By Car At Bloomington Event

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(Bloomington, IN) - One person is in the hospital after being hit by a car in Bloomington. 

It happened Monday night during a protest that was sparked by a video showing what many believe to be a racially motivated assault.

Demonstrators say the event was nearing its end last night when a car drove through and hit two people. 

There has been no word yet on charges against the driver.

Monroe County Official Says He Was Victim Of Racial Attack At Lake This Weekend

(Monroe County, IN) - A Monroe County official is speaking out about an act of racism he experienced at Lake Monroe over the weekend. 

Vauhxx Rush Booker is a member of the Monroe County Human Rights Commission and the chair of the county's Affordable Housing Commission.

Booker says he was pinned against a tree by five men who threatened to get a noose. He says bystanders helped him out of the situation, and some took video on their cell phones. 

Booker says he wants the men who attacked him to be arrested, and the Department of Natural Resources says the matter remains under investigation.

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