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Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Police officer who killed Black man resigns as anger mounts in Minneapolis” – below is their description.
The dusk-to-dawn curfew to contain protest after the killing of another Black man at the hands of police was ignored by thousands last night.
Here right now, where Daunte Wright was shot, is calm – a place of memorial.
But last night by the police station we watched as state troopers used tear gas, flash grenades and baton rounds to drive back protesters.
The Chief of Police said the officer who killed the 20 year old during a traffic stop had intended to fire her Taser, not her handgun.
But that hasn’t stopped many questioning why Daunte Wright was pulled over and how a police officer of 26 years’ service could mistake her gun for a Taser.
A disturbing killing made all the more potent, as just a few miles away, the prosecution wrapped up its case against Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer accused of murdering George Floyd.
There are disturbing images in this report.Channel 4 News YouTube Channel
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In This Story: George Floyd
George Floyd was an African-American man who died on 25th May 2020 in Powderhorn, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, following police arrest. Video recording by a witness, showing Floyd repeating “Please”, “I can’t breathe”, and “Don’t kill me”, was widely circulated on social media platforms and broadcast by media. The incident led to widespread protests across the United States.