Angry protests in Minneapolis after “accidental” police shooting of unarmed black driver – BBC News

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There have been angry protests in the US city of Minneapolis after a young black man was shot dead by police. Tear gas was fired to disperse crowds and a curfew imposed.

Daunte Wright, who was 20, was shot while in a car by a police officer during a traffic stop.

The police have said the shooting was “accidental” as the officer had meant to use a taser weapon and not their firearm.

Tensions were already high in Minneapolis, where the trial has been taking place of the police officer accused of killing George Floyd by placing a knee on his neck.

Clive Myrie presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Barbara Plett Usher in Minneapolis.

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