(KSBW-TV) A riot broke out and a homicide happened Wednesday night near where an emotional anti-police protest was staged on Del Monte Avenue in Salinas.

Soon after the sun set Wednesday and darkness fell over the East Salinas neighborhood, one person who was standing near the protest was slain.

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Constantino Garcia, 23, of Salinas, was on the sidewalk outside his house on Mae Avenue and Del Monte Avenue when he was shot multiple times at 9:07 p.m., police said. Paramedics and police were trying to help Constantino Garcia when demonstrators threw bottles, bricks, rocks, and other heavy objects at them.

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