Violent protests, fires, looting and anger erupt in Minneapolis after George Floyd’s death: What we know
Demonstrators gather on the corner where George Floyd died after being pinned to the ground by a police officer.
MINNEAPOLIS – Grief and anger turned to violence Wednesday night as Minneapolis saw another day of protests following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who was pinned down by a white police officer who held his knee to Floyd’s neck.
Demonstrators gathered earlier in the day near the local police precinct, and soon video on social media showed people smashing windows, looting a nearby Target and buildings on fire.
It was the second night of tense protests following Floyd’s death. The city’s mayor and Floyd’s family have called for the arrests of the officers involved in his death. The four officers were fired shortly…