In the American city of Minneapolis, Minnesota, where protests are taking place after the death of black George Floyd, who died as a result of harsh police actions during his arrest, there was a shooting. On Sunday, June 21, reports the Associated Press, citing the local police department.
According to the agency, as a result of the accident at least 10 people received gunshot wounds of varying severity. Victims are in hospitals.
Currently, police officers are working on the spot. The personalities and motives, as well as the number of people who started shooting, are still unknown. Residents of the city are asked to avoid the Hennepin area where this incident occurred.
On June 14, it was reported that unidentified men opened fire in the northeastern part of the US city of Atlanta, Georgia. As a result, two people were killed and five more injured.
Dozens of US cities are embroiled in mass protests, accompanied by riots and clashes with police over the death of African-American George Floyd, who died after a gross arrest in Minneapolis. In some states, demonstrations turned into riots with pogroms, robberies, gunfire, and arson. Protesters blame police and racist prejudices in society for the incident.