Unrest in Minneapolis Thursday Night
The suspect, accused in a homicide, didn’t follow commands from the U.S. Marshal Service taskforce – made up of local law enforcement – and pulled out a gun during the attempted arrest, FOX 9 in Minneapolis reported, citing authorities. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Some who remained at the scene late into the night smashed windows of businesses and looted at least two stores, according to local independent photojournalist, Rebecca Brannon.
She reported that police were moving from business to business to prevent looting as protesters remained on the street past 2 a.m. CST.
Vandals also tagged a building near the shooting scene with anti-police graffiti that said "Kill cops" and "No trial for them," photos from another Twitter account showed.
George Floyd's murder by a Minneapolis police officer a little more than a year ago sparked a wave of anti-police protests across the country that lasted for months. Former Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of second-degree unintentional murder in April.