Buzzfeed is now reporting that a auto drove into a group of anti-racist protesters, injuring at least 19 people.
A auto plowed into a crowd while demonstrators and protesters clashed on Saturday, killing one woman and injuring 19 others. Fields is in jail on suspicion of second-degree murder, The Daily Beast reported.
US hospital officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, say one person was killed and 19 were injured on August 12 by a auto that plowed through a crowd protesting against a rally of white supremacists and far-right activists.
"The Nazis, the KKK, and white supremacists are repulsive and evil, and all of us have a moral obligation to speak out against the lies, bigotry, anti-Semitism, and hatred that they propagate", he said. Police have since said the attack was premeditated and the driver is in custody. In Jenkintown, Montgomery County, a little more than two dozen people gathered at the town square.
"This is a devastating loss for their families, the Virginia State Police, and the entire commonwealth", McAuliffe said. "This has been going on for a long, long time". I place the blame for a lot of what you're seeing in America today right at the doorstep of the White House and the people around the President.
Trump did not acknowledge the fatality in his public remarks on Saturday, a fact that drew criticism from prominent senators of both parties.
The city's Mayor Bill de Blasio called the violence by white supremacists "domestic terrorism".
"The FBI will collect all available facts and evidence, and as this is an ongoing investigation we are not able to comment further at this time", the statement reads as cited by NBC29 news outlet.