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Reports of shots and police in the area heard 20 rounds.
22xx 10th Ave S

Now it's a shooting.

A 100 people are present.
Two shooting victims.
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WATCH LIVE: Public comments in front of the #Mpls City Council Committee of the Whole on the nomination/appointment of $300,000 dollar man Cedric Alexander to the position of community safety commissioner.

Community activist Lisa Clemons speaking now. She drove right into this morning's shootout we posted at #BroadwayLyndale Ave N. She had her kids with her at McDonald's.

She wants more cops.
Bridgette Stewart:
"We are living inside of 'The Wire'" in #GeorgeFloydSquare, "we are constantly being hit with bullets."
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Shooting. Two people shot. May have occurred near Cup Foods (#GeorgeFloydSquare)
39xx 5th Ave S, location of victims now.

Police arrived, one victim has a graze wound.
These are two juveniles who were shot.

One was 15-year-old M shot in the right lower abdomen.

Other is age 15 and has a graze wound to the back.
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We are #LIVE from #GeorgeFloydSquare in Minneapolis, MN for the two year anniversary of the killing of George Floyd.…
We are covering the unveiling of a new street sign honoring George Floyd, followed by a candlelight vigil at the Say Their Names Cemetery at 8 p.m.…
Second part of live coverage of the commemorative events on the 2nd anniversary of George Floyd's killing.…
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2 years ago today, ex-@MinneapolisPD officer & convicted murderer, Derek Chauvin & 3 others, brutally killed #GeorgeFloyd over an alleged fake $20 bill, leading to the world's largest mobilizations in history against anti-Black racism & police terror.

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The impacts of George Floyd's murder were dynamic. Anti-Black racism was brought to the forefront of societies across the globe. In Greece, we heard from an Afro-Greek & two African migrants about the anti-racist legacy Floyd's killing left in the country.…
Waves of rage tore through the Twin Cities after video of George Floyd's killing went viral. Here's a look-back at UR media from 2 weeks of events that took place around Minneapolis & St. Paul in late May & early June 2020, detailed in chronological order.…
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NEW: A man named by the cmty as Amir Locke was killed by MPD serving a warrant on Feb 2. Police say they killed him b/c he was armed. His family says he wasn't named on warrant, that he had a permit to carry & was startled by the pre-dawn police intrusion.…
Minnesota Police Kill Man Wednesday Morning - Marking Their Third Black Victim in 66 Days

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Amir Locke, who is said to be around 24 y/o, was killed by Mark Hanneman, an MPD SWAT officer while police were executing an early morning no-knock search warrant on February 2.

The killing occurred at the Bolero Flats Apartment Homes on the 7th floor. 🧵…
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BREAKING: @MinneapolisPD chief Medaria Arradondo will NOT seek a 3rd term as chief of MPD.
Chief Rondo says he will retire NEXT MONTH. "After 32 years of service.. now is the right time for new leadership & new perspective" for the @MinneapolisPD. @FOX9
.@MayorFrey says he'll name an interim police chief this week. @FOX9
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Community Gathers at George Floyd Square After City Removes Concrete Barriers…
We are live now in Minneapolis from #GeorgeFloydSquare:
We are hearing now from Jay the Gardener who developed the garden in the roundabout in #GeorgeFloydSquare - full post with live video…
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Minneapolis city workers cleared part of George Floyd Square earlier today - community members have gathered in response. Also law enforcement killed someone at Lake & Fremont in Uptown earlier today.
A clip posted by Marcia Howard @marciaxthree shows the early minutes of city workers trying to reduce the size of the garden in the center of the intersection earlier today #GeorgeFloydSquare #GeorgeFloyd
After city workers removed barricades around #GeorgeFloydSquare - new ad-hoc structures were rebuilt - developing story
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Now two gunshot victims just showed up at Abbott Hospital being transferred to HCMC.

Probably related to the shots fired at the peaceful, healing space at the #NoGoZone #GeorgeFloydSquare.

Day 364 of the hostage situation.
Dropped off from a 2003 Suburban.
Bullet holes possibly located in 38xx Elliot Ave S.
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Multiple reports of shots fired at/near 38th and Chicago #NoGoZone #GeorgeFloydSquare.
Dark SUV fled the area.
Squad 330

Day 364 of the hostage situation.
One neighbor reporting blood on their garage after hearing the shots.
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Jury Questionnaire for Chauvin Trial Raises Concern About Racial Bias in Jury Selection Process -…
The jury questionnaire for the #DerekChauvinTrial is a total of 69 questions. Two of them have provided a center basis for the questioning: “How favorable or unfavorable are you about #BlackLivesMatter” and “How favorable or unfavorable are you about #BlueLivesMatter.” Image
The jury questionnaire serves as somewhat of a prerequisite for the attorneys to determine if people would be able to serve as impartial jurors, but the way the attorneys expound upon these questions during voir dire examination has many raising an eyebrow at the system. Image
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