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Police fired tear gas in downtown Denver during a protest against the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis.
Aerial footage showed protesters briefly blocking traffic from moving on Interstate 25 in both directions before turning back the downtown streets outside Capitol. Police fired tear gas to get them to move off the interstate.
Protesters gathered to call for justice following the death of George Floyd who died in police custody in Minneapolis on Monday, after an officer knelt on his neck for almost eight minutes.
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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.