Demonstrators clash as Jefferson Davis Monument toppled in New Orleans

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Crews removed a Confederate monument overnight in New Orleans. (KTRK)

The Jefferson Davis Monument in New Orleans is no more.

Crews removed the second Confederate monument with a crane early this morning.

Supporters and protesters were on scene to watch the workers bring down the controversial display.

The monument is the second of four monuments to be removed.

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The statues are coming down after a judge refused a last-minute injunction.



The process began last month when the Liberty Peace Monument was torn down. Supporters and protesters clashed then too.

The statues are coming down after a judge rejected a last-minute injunction to halt the removal of the monuments.

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