Transcript for Dozens of Protestors Arrested in Cleveland, Police Brace for More
We move on to the city of Cleveland this morning. It's on edge, angering in the streets of a white police officer was cleared in the fatal shooting of a black couple. Dozens of demonstrators were arrested and police are bracing for more and ABC's Alex Perez is in Cleveland with the latest. Good morning, Alex. Reporter: The cries for justice are far from over. Many here saying they will not let this verdict define this city. Find the defendant not guilty. Reporter: Two words sending crowds of protesters on to the streets. Over the weekend more than 70 demonstrators arrested. After a judge cleared Cleveland police officer Michael brelo of manslaughter Saturday determining his use of deadly force was reasonable in the shooting deaths of timothy Russell and Malissa Williams. It's a tragedy because nobody is being held accountable. Reporter: Russell and Williams were killed in 2012 after leading police on a nearly 25-minute car chase involving more than 60 squad cars and 100 officers. Police say they thought they were being shot at. Several officers firing and brelo jumping on the hood firing 15 shots right into the windshield. I thought we would get shot and be killed. Reporter: But investigators processing the scene discovering Russell and Williams were unarmed. On Sunday in Cleveland, calm. But some are bracing for more possible outrage as the city awaits a decision in the case of tamir rice. The 12-year-old Ohio boy who was holding a toy gun when he was shot and killed by police in 2014. The governor of Ohio praising the city's response so far on this week. I think the people of Cleveland have handled this -- I mean, they should be so proud of themselves and we should look at Cleveland as a model. Reporter: And the justice department says they will be reviewing the judge's decision. Brelo could still face administrative charges from the police department.
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