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5 arrested in 'Hands up, don't shop' protest in Arden Fair Mall


Five people were taken into custody during a protest Friday evening at Arden Fair Mall, according to Sacramento police.

Protesters gathered outside the mall at 3 p.m. to join a national demonstration called "Hands up, don't shop!" -- a protest aimed at the grand jury's decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, as well as Black Friday shopping.

Law enforcement, including Sacramento police and California Highway Patrol, were on hand for crowd and traffic control, making sure protesters weren't in the streets or blocking shoppers.

While the protest started peacefully, it got more heated as it went on. Demonstrators chanted, carried signs and walked from the street and around Arden Fair Mall.

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Gloria Casillas came to the United States 10 years ago where she met her husband and had a 6-year-old son who is an American citizen. While waiting for immigration reform, her biggest fear was getting deported and separated from her son.

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Two men were shot in a confrontation Monday afternoon.

Emergency responders said their injuries were non-life-threatening.

The incident was on the 3800 block of Pinell Street in Sacramento at approximately 1:40 p.m.

Sacramento police Officer Michele Gigante said an Hispanic man came up to the two victims who were working on a concrete job and demanded money. The workers refused and that is when the man pulled a long-barreled gun and shot them.

The shooter then fled in a waiting car.