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Warning: This post contains graphic images.

Multiple people were stabbed Sunday near the Capitol in Sacramento in a reported clash between neo-Nazis and counter protesters.


It's unclear how many people were injured or if there were any causalities. The Sacramento Fire Department tweeted that there were seven people transported to area hospitals, some with critical stab wounds. The Sacramento Fire Department said the Capitol had been cleared as of 5:23 p.m.

The Sacramento Police Department tweeted they had responded to an incident at the Capitol. There was no answer at their public information line.


According to an ABC 10 reporter at the scene, there were blood splatters around Capitol as police tried to control the clashes.

People at the scene shared bloody images and video via social media.

A neo-Nazi group called the Traditional Workers Party had permits for a rally at the Capitol, according to their Facebook page. According to the Bay Area Independent, members of the Ku Klux Klan, Golden State Skinheads, Blood & Honor, and the National Socialist Movement all planned on attending.

It's unclear what sparked the clashes, but there had been calls by a group that describes itself as "anti-fascist" to call off what they called a "Nazi mega-rally."