Brooklyn Center police added that they believe responding officers' body cameras and dashboard cameras were activated during the incident. Walz said in a statement that he was monitoring the unrest in Brooklyn Center, a suburb of Minneapolis, as "our state mourns another life of a Black man taken by law enforcement".
The family of Daunte Wright said he was shot in the city of Brooklyn Centre on the outskirts of Minneapolis before getting back into his auto and driving away then crashing the vehicle several blocks away. An officer fired at the vehicle, striking the driver, with the auto travelling several blocks before striking another vehicle. They tried to take him into custody, but he went back into the vehicle, police said.
"I heard scuffling, and I heard police officers say, 'Daunte, don't run, '" she said through tears.
Demonstrators stand on a police vehicle during a protest after police allegedly shot and killed a man, who local media report is identified by the victim's mother as Daunte Wright, in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota April 11, 2021. A woman who lives near the crash site said she saw officers pull a man out of a auto and perform CPR.
A female passenger in the vehicle was also hurt but is expected to be okay and has been transported to North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale.
Katie Wright, Daunte's mother, tearfully pleaded for more information regarding the incident and for her son's body to be moved from the street.
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At approximately 6 PM, over 100 protesters who had gathered, tore down crime scene tape, and began attacking police vehicles and advanced towards Police who were assembled nearby in riot gear.
By Sunday night, a couple hundred people had gathered near the scene.
Wright's family said he was shot and killed after police pulled him over for having an air freshener in the rearview mirror of his mother's vehicle. "We are asking the protesters to continue to be peaceful and that peaceful protesters are not dealt with force", Brooklyn Centre Mayor Mike Elliott said on Twitter. A passenger who got out of the auto was also covered in blood, Hanson said.
Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter for kneeling on the neck of Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man in handcuffs, during the deadly arrest last May, video of which sparked global protests against police brutality.
The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has now launched an independent investigation of the incident.
Anti-police protesters have already spent recent days rallying in Minneapolis as the trial of Derek Chauvin, a white former city policeman, enters the third week in a courthouse ringed with barriers and soldiers from the National Guard.
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