Six face federal charges following protest turned riots in SC


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Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–Officials with the US Attorney’s office say six people are facing federal charges for crimes committed during protests at the end of May, in Columbia and Charleston.
Two of the 6 people are facing charges for incidents in Columbia.
Authorities say Karlos Gibson-Brown will plead guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm for a riot-related incident.
Marcello Woods, has been charged with setting a Columbia Police car on fire.
The protests on May 30-th and 31-st followed the death of a black man, George Floyd, at the hands of police in Minnesota.


Karlos Gibson Brown


Marcello Woods

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