A black youth was shot dead by a policeman in Minneapolis, USA, who died on the spot. The youth was accused of violating traffic rules. The incident occurred about 16 km from the scene of the death of black George Floyd in May last year. Gone away. A crowd of hundreds of angry people gathered in front of the Brooklyn Centre Police Department building. Police fired rubber bullets at the protesters. The protesters also pelted stones and damaged several vehicles. Curfew has been imposed in the area.
The deceased youth has been identified by his family members. His name is Daunte Wright. Police Commissioner John Raton said people had gathered after the incident, which was later dispersed. The protesters looted the shops of the shopping centre. Curfew has been imposed at the Brooklyn Centre since Monday morning.
Katy Wright, the mother of the slain daunte, said at the scene that her son had called in the afternoon on Sunday. His voice seemed to suggest that the police were trying to pull him out of the car. A policeman was saying don’t run away. The call then stopped. His girlfriend picked up the phone when he called again. He said he was lying dead in the driving seat. Police are investigating the case through video recording.