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She draws her weapon after the man breaks free from police outside his car and gets back behind the wheel. I shot him.
About 90 minutes after the curfew deadline, police began firing gas canisters and flash-bang grenades, sending clouds wafting over the crowd and chasing some away. Some protesters picked up smoke canisters and threw them back toward police.
Others shot fireworks toward police lines. A long line of police in riot gear, rhythmically pushing their clubs in front of them, began slowly forcing back the remaining crowds. Law enforcement agencies had stepped up their presence across the Minneapolis area after the Sunday night violence. The of Minnesota National Guard troops was expected to more than double to over 1, by Monday night.
He also said the city manager had been fired, and that the deputy city manager would take over his duties. Brooklyn Center is a modest suburb just north of Minneapolis that has seen its demographics shift dramatically in recent years. Today, a majority of residents are Black, Asian or Latino. The body camera footage showed three officers around a stopped car, which authorities said was pulled over because it had expired registration tags. Then the car travels several blocks before striking another vehicle. A female passenger sustained non-life-threatening injuries during the crash, authorities said.
The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, which is investigating the shooting, identified the officer as Kim Potter, a year veteran who has been placed on administrative leave. Court records show Wright was being sought after failing to appear in court on charges that he fled from officers and possessed a gun without a permit during an encounter with Minneapolis police in June.
His brother, Dallas Bryant, told about a hundred people gathered for a candlelight vigil Monday evening that Wright sounded scared during the phone call, and questioned how the officer could accidentally reach for a gun instead of a Taser. Demonstrators began to gather shortly after the shooting, with some jumping atop police cars.
National Guard vehicles were deployed to a few major intersections. Several professional sports teams in Minneapolis called off games because of safety concerns. Prosecutors say Floyd was pinned for 9 minutes, 29 seconds. The judge in that case refused Monday to sequester the jury after a defense attorney argued that the panel could be influenced by the prospect of what might happen as a result of their verdict.
Report for America is a nonprofit national service program that places journalists in local newsrooms to report on undercovered issues. By Mohamed Ibrahim Associated Press.Hot woman from Brooklyn Center Minnesota
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