How One of Colorado’s Smallest Protests Became Its Most Violent

About the Project

“Triggered” is about a June 4 protest during which a man drove his pickup into a crowd of protesters and one of them shot him in the head.

COLab’s Susan Greene and Alamosa Valley Courier’s longtime Editor, Keith Cerney, collaborated for two weeks to bring this story to light.

“Their June 4 run-in lasted five seconds, less than an average yawn. That’s all it took for one of Colorado’s sleepy protests to become its most violent,” the story reads.


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