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Police in riot gear lined up Tuesday around the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office as protesters marched to demonstrate against the recent fatal shooting by a deputy of a 13-year-old boy holding a replica assault rifle.

The officers stood stone-still as protestors shouted at them, the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reported. They were protesting last week’s killing of Andy Lopez, who was shot seven times.

“Andy was a boy, he has [a] … toy,” an unidentified protester yelled at officers, according to the newspaper.

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Officials in Sonoma County display two rifles. The rifle on the right is a replica of an AK-47 similar to the one Andy Lopez Cruz was carrying when he was shot and killed. (Credit: CNN)

Officers, including several who appeared to be carrying rifles, also lined the roof of the office.

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