A tribute to the late Paul Walker turned into complete chaos when several assistants destroyed a security guard's van and then fought with the man. The meeting was finally closed when the police arrived.
The video shows hundreds of full-fledged car enthusiasts in the parking lot of the West Covina Plaza mall in California on Wednesday night for a tribute to Paul Walker, which was announced on Instagram by the Distorted Illusion Car Club.
In filming, you see the cars spinning and making donuts in the parking lot, leaving smoke and streaks of fire behind.
Hundreds of people attended a tribute to Paul Walker on Wednesday night to honor what would have been his 45th birthday.
Several people jumped on the hood of a safety truck and then broke the windshield
Another video posted on social networks shows several men jumping on the hood of a security guard truck at the mall and another breaking the vehicle's windshield.
Several of the people in the meeting get into a fight with the guard before a fight breaks out.
The car meeting was in honor of what would have been Walker's 45th birthday, but several attendees felt the chaos that remained distracted from that.
Walker, known for his role in the films Fast & Furious, died in 2013 in a car accident.
"I love going to car meetings, but people like this ruined the scene," assistant Chris Alvar said in a video that showed several guys jumping on the security vehicle.
"This old guy ** really punched him out the window. He is the one who started the whole disaster by throwing bottles of water.
According to another Instagram user, things in the meeting got so bad that the police blocked them. He said that more than 25 cars were towed and several people were cited.
The video taken after the dispersed meeting shows several towing cranes in the West Covina Plaza parking lot towing the cars that had been locked up by the officers.
Lieutenant Travis Tibbetts of the West Covina Police Department said a second security guard at the mall was injured during Wednesday night's meeting and is investigating a felony of vandalism and an assault and assault on the two guards. .
Police in West Covina said they are investigating the violent meeting and are seeking public help to identify the suspects
A fight between several people at the meeting and a security guard exploded
Police said two officers were attacked during the altercation on Wednesday night
"It's alarming when we see this in the video, the behavior of the people who meet in these cars is eager to defeat other people or just damage property, it just is not acceptable," Tibbetts told ABC News.
"I think the video is pretty clear and I think there's someone out there who can help us identify who are the suspects who damaged that car and then hurt the security agents."
According to ABC, the group rioter had initially met in Montebello for Walker's meeting, but were expelled from the area.
Walker died at the age of 40 in 2013 when the Porsche Carrera GT he was traveling in crashed into a tree and burst into flames. He was known for his role as Brian O & # 39; Conner in the films Fast & the Furious.
The police are asking anyone with information about the incident on Wednesday or the identity of the suspects in the videos to contact them at (626) 939-8688.