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PHOTOS: Clashes In Downtown LA, As Trump Supporters Turn Out In Solidarity With US Capitol Extremists

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Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest in Los Angeles, California, on January 6, 2021. (Ringo Chiu/AFP via Getty Images)
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As a mob of Donald Trump supporters stormed a joint-session of Congress Wednesday in Washington, D.C., triggering chaos and violence, another group took to the streets of downtown L.A. in solidarity, holding "Stop the Steal" signs.

Several onlookers posted on Twitter that Angelenos should stay away, saying they spotted members of the Proud Boys, a white supremacist hate group, at the scene. Those reports have not yet been confirmed.

Others captured scenes of violence and fighting between counter protestors and Trump supporters.

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L.A. Times reporter James Queally captured the main site of the protests, outside LAPD Headquarters.

Photographer Ringo Chiu was also there.

Here's what he saw:

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Police officers detain a MAGA protestor after a fight. (Ringo Chiu/AFP via Getty Images)

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Police officers stand guard as Trump supporters protest in Los Angeles, California, on January 6, 2021. (RINGO CHIU/AFP via Getty Images)

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Police officers detain a protester after a fight. (RINGO CHIU/AFP via Getty Images)

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A counter protester is being helped after being maced in the face by the Trump supporters during a demonstration in Los Angeles on January 6, 2021. (RINGO CHIU/AFP via Getty Images)

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A counter protester (L) confronts a Trump supporter in Los Angeles on January 6, 2021. (RINGO CHIU/AFP via Getty Images)

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A police officer stands guard. (RINGO CHIU/AFP via Getty Images)

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A protestor spits while being detained by police officers, after a fight broke out during a protest in support of President Donald Trump in Los Angeles on January 6, 2021. (RINGO CHIU/AFP via Getty Images)

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A protester is seen covered in blood after a fight broke out during the protest. (RINGO CHIU/AFP via Getty Images)

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Los Angeles City Hall is seen in the background, as police officers detain a protester caught in a fight. (RINGO CHIU/AFP via Getty Images)

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Police officers detain a protester after a fight. (RINGO CHIU/AFP via Getty Images)

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Trump supporters, fueled by his spurious claims of voter fraud, are protesting the expected certification of Joe Biden's White House victory by the US Congress on January 6. (Ringo Chiu/AFP via Getty Images)

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LA Trump supporters spotted caravaning in downtown LA. (Ringo Chiu/AFP via Getty Images)

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A supporter of Donald Trump grabs a photographer's camera during a protest in Los Angeles, California, on January 6, 2021. (Ringo Chiu/AFP via Getty Images)

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Police officers detain a protester after a fight. (Ringo Chiu/AFP via Getty Images)

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Police intervene as counter protesters and supporters of US President Donald Trump fight. (Ringo Chiu/AFP via Getty Images)

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Counter protesters fight with Trump supporters. (Ringo Chiu/AFP via Getty Images)

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Police intervene. (Ringo Chiu/AFP via Getty Images)

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Fights break out. (Ringo Chiu/AFP via Getty Images)

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Counter protesters and supporters of US President Donald Trump clash. (Ringo Chiu/AFP via Getty Images)