Chief Schubert kneels, marches with hundreds to Liberty Tunnel entrance before moment of silence

Chief Schubert kneels, marches with hundreds to Liberty Tunnel entrance before moment of silence

DORMONT, Pa. — Pittsburgh Chief of Police Scott Schubert and several other officers joined hundreds of peaceful protesters to march and kneel in a moment of silence at the Liberty Tunnel.

Chief Schubert, hundreds march toward Liberty Tunnel
Chief Schubert, hundreds march toward Liberty Tunnel

The tunnel was closed for a time, blocked off with a line of state police troopers, as the crowd approached.

A line of police formed outside the Liberty Tunnel Friday afternoon as a large crowd of protesters marched.
A line of police formed outside the Liberty Tunnel Friday afternoon as a large crowd of protesters marched.

Hundreds gathered at a McDonalds along West Liberty Avenue in Dormont before marching. Following the march and moment of silence, the group turned around and returned to the parking lot.

Peaceful protesters shut down West Liberty Avenue during march