National Guardsmen and local law enforcement used pepper spray and flash bangs to disperse protesters on Tuesday in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, as tensions were high for a third straight night after Daniel Wright’s police-killing .
According to the footage, an illegal assembly was declared by the police after 9 pm, ahead of the curfew at 10 pm in the Twin Cities suburb. MPR News tweeted.
Protesters threw water bottles at police in response to defiance of order To stretch, a clip Shown from the Star Tribune.
By 9:20 a.m., officers made it clear to the protesters that they were gathering from an area of the police station, according to the video From KSTP.
Earlier, thousands of protesters allegedly marched peacefully to FBI headquarters, demanding justice for the murder of a 20-year-old black man during a traffic stop on Sunday.
Officer Kimberly Potter said after he shot and killed Wright, he strangled his gun for his tusser. Potter and Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon resigned in the wake of the shooting.
More than 50 protesters and robbers were arrested during violent demonstrations on Monday night as hundreds of people imposed curfew at 7 pm and attacked law enforcement officers in riot gear.
Wright’s death was the third high-profile murder of a black man by police in the Minneapolis area, following the deaths of George Floyd and Philando Castille.
Members of Floyd’s family attended a press conference in solidarity with Wright’s family on Tuesday. Posted by Global News, To call for charges against Potter. Minneapolis soldier Derek Chauvin is currently on trial for murder in the case of Floyd’s death.
“He said he pulled her over because she had an air freshener hanging from the rearview mirror,” said Katie Wright, Wright’s mother, who was on the phone with her during a traffic stop.
“I heard the phone either put on the dashboard or dropped, and I heard a scuffle, and I heard the police officers say, ‘Daniel, don’t run.” And then the other officer said, “Put the phone down,” Wright said about the moment before his son was shot.