Minneapolis police clashed with protesters Tuesday indignant over the demise of a black man in police custody, hours after 4 officers concerned within the incident had been fired.
Federal and state authorities mentioned they’re investigating the incident, after a video of the encounter between police and the person, George Floyd, surfaced on Fb.
The Related Press reported that a number of hundred protesters gathered Tuesday night on the location of the encounter between Mr. Floyd and police. They had been chanting and carrying banners that learn, “I can’t breathe,” and “Jail killer KKKops,” the AP reported. The protesters walked for 2½ miles to a Minneapolis police precinct. Some broken home windows, a squad automobile and sprayed graffiti. Police in riot gear shaped right into a line to confront the protesters and fired tear gasoline, the AP mentioned.
Video footage shared on Fb, and verified by Storyful, confirmed protesters, some in masks, showing to dam site visitors. A physique was outlined in white chalk, as if from a homicide scene. One other video, posted on Instagram and verified by Storyful, confirmed individuals throwing rocks at police automobiles.