PHOTOS: Baltimore protests rekindle after judge declares Freddie Gray mistrial

Peaceful protests took place in response to a hung jury and mistrial for Officer William Porter, one of six Baltimore police officers charged in connection to Freddie Gray’s death.

The Rev. C.D. Witherspoon speaks during a peaceful protest at the intersection of North and Pennsylvania Avenues, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, in Baltimore, the site of unrest following the funeral of Freddie Gray. Peaceful protests took place in response to a hung jury and mistrial for Officer William Porter, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to Gray’s death.

Baltimore Police Department Lt. Col. Melvin Russell, right, holds Paris Brown, 3, as he visits with residents near the intersection of North and Pennsylvania Avenues, the site of unrest following the funeral of Freddie Gray, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, in Baltimore. Peaceful protests took place in response to a hung jury and mistrial for Officer William Porter, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to Gray’s death.

A man poses for a photograph with members of the Baltimore Police Department near the intersection of North and Pennsylvania Avenues, the site of unrest following the funeral of Freddie Gray, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, in Baltimore. Peaceful protests took place in response to a hung jury and mistrial for Officer William Porter, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to Gray’s death.

About 50 or 60 protesters gather outside the CVS that was burned down during the riots immediately following Freddie Gray’s death in April 2015.

About 50 or 60 protesters gather outside the CVS that was burned down during the riots immediately following Freddie Gray’s death in April 2015.

Richard Shipley, Freddie Gray’s stepfather, left, with Gray’s mother Gloria Darden and lawyer Billy Murphy speaks with the media after a mistrial was declared in the manslaughter trial of Officer William Porter, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, in Baltimore Md.

Sheriff officers stand guard in front of the courthouse main entrance as demonstrators protest outside of the courthouse after a mistrial of Officer William Porter, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray, on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, in Baltimore.

Demonstrators protest outside of the Baltimore City Hall after a mistrial was declared in the manslaughter trial of Officer William Porter, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray, on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, in Baltimore.

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