October 28, 2011

VFP/IVAW Member, Scott Olsen, Seriously Injured @ Occupy Oakland

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Jay Finn

Veterans For Peace & IVAW member, Scott Olsen, former U.S. Marine and Iraq war veteran, lies on the street after being struck by a police projectile in Oakland, California, during eviction of the Occupy Oakland encampment.

Scott Olsen being carried away after being hit by projectile

Scott Olsen has been twice deployed to Iraq, is in the hospital in stable but serious condition with a fractured skull. He was struck by a police projectile fired into a crowd in downtown Oakland, California in the early morning hours of October 26th.

Please contribute to the Scott Olsen Fund to offset any medical expenses.

-thanks to Veterans For Peace

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