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Man sets himself ablaze outside Trump trial in Manhattan

Trump's hush money trial is now in its fourth day

Published: April 19, 2024 2:00pm

Updated: April 19, 2024 2:04pm

A man set himself ablaze outside of former President Donald Trump's hush money trial on Friday in New York City.

Friday marks the fourth day of the trial where alternate jurors were selected. Two jurors were dismissed on Thursday.

The man who set himself on fire was reportedly inside the designated area for protestors outside of the courthouse. 

According to the Associated Press, emergency crews took the man away on a stretcher after putting out the fire.

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