라이브 업데이트: 경찰, 미네소타에서 폭도들이 충돌하다; 24 체포

약 24 people were arrested after authorities cleared protesters around the time of Brooklyn Center’s 10 오후. 통금 시간과 해산 명령이 내려진 후, 미네소타 주 순찰대. Matt Langer said in a news conference.

Hundreds gathered at the Brooklyn Center Police Department as some threw bricks, 바위, milk jugs, shot fireworks, and shined laser pointers at law enforcement, 에 따르면 a tweet from Operation Safety Net (OSN), a public safety coalition formed to respond to incidents related to the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin. Some also tried to climb and dismantle the fence that surrounds the building.

Community members were saying tonight that they wanted the peace kept. They did not want to see their city burn,” Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington said, according to the OSN. “The crowd presented significant public safety challengesand to the neighborhood and the people who live there.

FAST FACTS

    • Local prosecutors in Minnesota are expected to charge former Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kim Potter with second-degree manslaughter
    • Potter was arrested Wednesday morning for the April 11 shooting death of Wright, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), which is investigating the incident

Harrington said some protesters blocked the streets with their vehicles, which could have become areal crisishad they prevented emergency services from providing medical assistance to local residents. Hennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson said the majority of the people who have been arrested were not Brooklyn Center residents.

Brooklyn Center and surrounding communities issued curfews Wednesday night. Brooklyn Center’s curfew went into effect at 10 오후.

Law enforcement officers started arresting people who had ignored four dispersal orders to leave the area near the Brooklyn Center Police Department, OSN wrote. Some of the protesters used umbrellas, shields and set up wooden barricades in the streets.

The number one tool we wanted to use tonight was patience and that’s what we exercised for a long period of time, even though we saw groups coming and fortifying and we saw umbrellaplywood shields and makeshift barricades and blocks and bricks brought in,” said Langer.

For the second night in a row, authorities said there was no looting, and unlike Tuesday, no tear gas was used, 보고서에 따르면.

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