Protests erupt in Minneapolis after police shoot Black man

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    Police have fired tear gas at protesters angry over the shooting of a Black man, not far from where George Floyd was killed in May.

    On Sunday, police officers shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright just north of Minneapolis, where a trial of the former police officer accused of killing Floyd is taking place.

    Derek Chauvin’s trial restarts in a few hours.

    Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat reports.

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