Ansel Herz, a freelance multimedia reporter, got pepper sprayed as he took this video of the clash earlier tonight between cops and protesters:

Over at Mediahacker, Herz writes: "For all their hyperbole, the guys yelling at the cops were accurate in pointing out that people were, at that point, standing on the sidewalk. ... SPD’s use of pepper spray tonight was reckless and unnecessary and it surely has the effect, whether intentionally or not, of intimidating people from joining or even being near the Occupy movement."