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Police: Man arrested after driving into Black Lives Matter protester in Johnson City

The protester Jared Lafer is accused of hitting is now in a wheelchair with two broken legs.

A man faces an aggravated assault charge after police say he drove into a group of demonstrators at a Black Lives Matter gathering in Johnson City.

Police said Jared Lafer turned himself in today for the weekend hit-and-run.

Police also said a witness caught him on camera driving through the group in a crosswalk.

The protester he is accused of hitting is now in a wheelchair with two broken legs.

Police are reviewing traffic cameras, security footage, and cell phone video from the incident. 

The suspect is out of jail on a $20,000 bond.  

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