CNN Reporter Ed Lavandera Assaulted During Live Charlotte Coverage

cnn-charlotteCNN reporter Ed Lavendera was pushed to the ground while he was reporting live in Charlotte tonight.

Tensions are high in Charlotte after a police shooting of a black man. So far one person has been shot and killed and there has been rioting going on.

Lavendera was reporting on the street downtown when someone, presumably a protester, pushes Lavendera to the ground.

He got up, said he was fine, and told Anderson Cooper they’re “taking their frustrations out on me.”

Watch above, via CNN.

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