In pics: Baltimore protests turn violent after black man dies

  • Agencies, Baltimore
  • Updated: Apr 28, 2015 10:24 IST

The city of Baltimore witnessed rioting as people took to the streets after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a black man who allegedly died due to injuries suffered under police custody. He was arrested for the possession of a switch blade knife.

Here are visuals of the funeral and the riots that broke out soon after:

Funeral home employees prepare for Freddie Gray's funeral service inside the New Shiloh Baptist Church. (AFP Photo)

Mourners view the body of Freddie Gray before his funeral at New Shiloh Baptist Church. (AP Photo)

Demonstrators throw rocks at the police after the funeral of Freddie Gray. (AP Photo)

Baltimore Police respond to reports of protests against the death of Gray. (AP Photo)

A woman throws a rock at police. (Reuters)

A Baltimore resident (R) trying to restore order in his neighborhood speaks to a protester during clashes in Baltimore. (Reuters)

Baltimore police officers tackle and arrest looters after they emerged from a "Deals" store (rear) with merchandise during clashes between rioters and police. (Reuters)

A police car burns during the protests. (AP Photo)

Firefighters rush to douse a blaze that erupted during protests in Baltimore. (AP Photo)

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