Va. trooper hit by illegal firework during protests

Officials said the officer is recovering from his injuries

Associated Press

ROANOKE, Va. — A Virginia State Trooper has minor injuries after being hit by an illegal firework during protests in Roanoke Saturday night that lasted until early Sunday morning.

The trooper is doing OK and recovering, according to the Roanoke City Police Department.

Police said it was an illegal firework and they have not located the person who threw it.

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