(Protesters hold an image of Andy Lopez as they march on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, in Santa Rosa, Calif. Hundreds of people have gathered in Santa Rosa to protest the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a California sheriff’s deputy. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez))

Andy Lopez supporters protest return of deputy who shot, killed teen

Sonoma County, Calif. sheriff’s officials are blaming jail property damage on protestors who they say turned rowdy Tuesday when they demonstrated in Santa Rosa against the October fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy by one of the county’s sheriff’s deputy.

The crowd of about 80 to 100 people gathered outside Santa Rosa City Hall just before 5 p.m. then marched to the jail. A door window of the main jail lobby was broken, officials said. The protesters included young children. One arrest was made.

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The protesters used wooden signs and crosses to vandalize the door but left after a dispersal order and marched to the sheriff’s main office, the sheriff’s office said.

Read more at NBC Bay Area.

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