Protesters caused chaos outside of presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Tuesday night.
Protesters threw rocks at the police and the officers had to use smoke bombs to scatter the crowd, according to the New York Daily News.
They also burned Trump merchandise.
The Albuquerque police, who referenced the protest as a riot, reported the glass doors of the Convention Center where the rally was being held were damaged.
There were reports that shots were fired, but police couldn’t confirm and suggested it was possibly a pellet gun.
There is no confirmation that any gunshots were fired, contrary to reports. Possible damage to Convention Center Windows by pellet gun
— Albuquerque Police (@ABQPOLICE) May 25, 2016
At least one person was taken into custody.
The protesters in New Mexico were thugs who were flying the Mexican flag. The rally inside was big and beautiful, but outside, criminals!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 25, 2016