In the US, a policeman injured in riots in the city of Las Vegas, is paralyzed. This was reported by KSNV, citing a statement by the family.
Police officer Shay Mikalonis was injured in the head while dispersing a crowd during protests caused by the death of a black American, George Floyd, during police custody. Now Micalonis is conscious. A policeman is on a ventilator. His body was paralyzed from his neck, he can’t talk, the victim’s family said.
The shooter turned out to be 20-year-old Edgar Samaniego, he was detained on suspicion of attempted murder of a policeman and illegal use of weapons.
Earlier, police in the United States complained that they were faced with hatred and ingratitude on the part of the Americans against the background of the protests that took place in the country after the death of black George Floyd. And we are talking about both verbal abuse and attempts to cause physical harm, such as throwing a bottle or brick. So, on June 11, as a result of protests, 749 police officers across the country were injured in the riots.
Dozens of U.S. cities are in riots. They began after the death of a black guard George Floyd in Minneapolis, who died after a gross arrest. Speeches against police brutality are held in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, New York, Indianapolis, Boston, Detroit and many other cities.