Minnesota (United States) has ordered deployment this Monday 500 National Guard reserve personnel In May 2020, during the last few hours of protests that a black man left the scene for shooting a police officer and killing him, and the end of the protest against the former agent accused of murdering George Floyd, an African American Protests will be held in May 2020 before the trial is approaching.
As tensions in Minneapolis rise, more and more security measures are imminent. Results of the trial against Derek Chauvin, Is one of four police officers accused of Floyd’s death.
On Monday, images from a local television station showed National Guard troops deployed in the Brooklyn Center in northwest Minneapolis, where African Americans were there. Daunte Wright passed away on Sunday Was shot down by a policeman.
Soldiers are stationed in front of the Brooklyn Central Police Station, which operates from Sunday night to Monday Being attacked by stones and other objects The riots caused by Wright’s death.
To Wright, 20 years old, He was shot and killed “accidentally” by a white agent Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Ganno explained at a press conference on Monday that this is a traffic stop.
Ganno stated that the police wanted to use stun guns to immobilize Wright, but Confused, shoot with a gun The bullet that killed the person.
At the press conference, a video of the incident showed three agents approaching Wright’s car. One of them tried to handcuff him, but the man resisted and started a fight. Then the police drew his pistol and shouted as a warning: “¡Taser! ¡Taser! ¡Taser!”.
Upon hearing a gunshot, the agent exclaimed in surprise: “I shot”.
The police stopped the car because Some papers I have no order, They asked Wright to be identified, and then they realized that he had not been arrested for not appearing in court for illegal possession of weapons and resistance to authority. The agent then tried to handcuff him, but he refused, tried to return to his car and was shot.
The car was pushed forward and drove a few blocks before colliding with another car. There is a woman in the car-probably Wright’s girlfriend- Not injured.
authorities They continue to investigate what happened The police officer involved in the incident has been temporarily suspended.
At the same press conference, Brooklyn Center Mayor, African American Mike Elliott, admitted the incident Further exacerbated tensions in the region.
“This can’t happen at a worse time, and this is in our community, actually the entire United States, Everyone has eyes on us“Elliott said.
Wright’s death happened Less than 20 miles from the Minneapolis Courthouse The trial against Chauvin was held, and he pressed Floyd to his neck on May 25, 2020, until his breathing stopped, thereby fixing Floyd to the ground.
Just this Monday, the judge in charge of the case, Peter Cahill, announced that the final argument of the defense and the prosecution will be Within a week, Which brings the process closer to the end.