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Protest peaceful after police shooting mistrial

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Nearly 1,000 protesters are marching through downtown Cincinnati following a mistrial in the case against a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black motorist.

Police were keeping watch over the peaceful demonstration Saturday.

They moved some people out of the street after they briefly blocked a streetcar line.

The protest has grown after several hundred people left a rally opposing the election of Donald Trump as president and joined with the others chanting "Hands up, don't shoot."

A county judge declared a mistrial Saturday after jurors said they were deadlocked in the trial of University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing.

He was charged with murder after he shot Sam DuBose in the head after pulling him over in 2015. Tensing was later fired.

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