Police shot dead a 20-year-old black man near Minneapolis on Sunday is being tried George’s lair for killing Floyd.
Police said in downtown Brooklyn, Minnesota announcement: that on Sunday, at around 2 pm, the officers took the driver for a traffic violation, and then learned that he had an outstanding order. They started arresting him, but “the driver got into the car again” and then an officer shot him.
Police did not release the victim’s name, but Katie Wright identified her as his son, 20-year-old Downt Wright.
The shooting resulted hundreds of people gathered in front of the headquarters of the Brooklyn Center Police Department on Sunday night. Police opened fire tear gas, bullets, և: flash grenades to the protesters as they were captured pictures և: videos: from the Twitter scene. Later, at 11 p.m. Around 30, police declares protests “illegal” : threatened to arrest anyone who stays, according to Minnesota Public Radio news. Minnesota Public Safety Commissioner John On Harrington said Monday morning that About 20 businesses were robbed,
Earlier in the day, hundreds of people gathered at Wright’s death site. Policeman arrived in riot gear, according to Minnapolis Star Tribune reporter Kim Hyatt. Some Protesters smashed a police car windshields, and a police officer shot a man with a rubber bullet, Hayat made a post on Twitter,
Wright’s mother, Kathy, said her son was taking his new car to be cleaned when police pulled him in, MPR News tweeted. Correspondent Tim NelsonIn a live video posted on Facebook, Katie Wright says she was taken away for having air fresheners in her car. (In some states it is forbidden to hang air fresheners through the rearview mirror.)
The Brooklyn Center police did not reveal any specific “traffic violations” in their statement. The officers involved wore body cameras, which police said were “activated during the incident.”
Wright’s girlfriend was reportedly in the car at the time of the shooting. Brooklyn police say a female passenger in the car was injured at a local hospital.
Wright: Downe Jr., father of a small child., who will turn 2 in July, according to Star Tribune journalist Kim Height.
Wright’s death occurs in Minneapolis պահին at the height of tensions around it, when in 2020. Floyd died a wave of protests Last year around the country, և the country’s police responded to these complaints by force,
The officer who killed Floyd, Derek Shavin, has been on trial for murder since early March. Government buildings were in Minneapolis when the trial began surrounded by barricades or fencesAuthorities called in thousands of police officers and members of the National Guard.
The National Guard arrived In the center of Brooklyn on Monday morning, after the shooting that took place on Sunday, reports Star Tribune journalist Andy Mannix. Harrington, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, said state troops were also present located areaand state officials: taking into account the curfew, according to Minneapolis Public Radio correspondent Tim Nelson.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Public Prosecution, a state agency that assists with certain state-local police investigations; Twitter Sunday that agents are heading to downtown Brooklyn to investigate the shooting.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Waltz Twitter Sunday that he was “closely monitoring the situation in downtown Brooklyn” և “praying for the Downtown Wright family as our state mourns the loss of another SS man detained by law enforcement.”
Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott Twitter Sunday that the shooting was “tragic.” He asked the protesters to be peaceful and the police not to respond by force.
Brooklyn Center Police did not respond to a request for comment.