VIDEO: Reporter gets punched in face while covering protest against violence

Juan Manuel Jimenez was treated at a hospital in Mexico City after being knocked unconscious during a gender violence protest on Friday.

Jimenez was covering the demonstration when a man approached him from behind and cold-clocked him while the camera was rolling.

Mexico City's Attorney General office is investigating the incident.

A total of 16 people were reportedly injured during the protest, according to police.

Watch the video below:

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Mary Claire Patton

Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT including the Austin bombings, the mass shooting at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, the Dallas police ambush and Hurricane Harvey.

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