Officials in Minneapolis will host a virtual town hall on Thursday morning to address the police-involved killing of an unarmed black man.
As CrimeOnline previously reported, George Floyd, 46, was arrested Monday in Minneapolis on suspicion of using forged documents at a grocery store.
Stop scrolling and take time to look at this. Mr. George Floyd, a black man was killed and treated like dirt. The least we can do to stop this is to spread the words. Don't be silent in this matter.#BlackLivesMatter #GeorgeFloyd #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd pic.twitter.com/7VTwkzppBx
— reen! (@wondereen_twt) May 28, 2020
The police officer reportedly knelt on Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes, until he became unresponsive. Paramedics were unable to revive Floyd and he was pronounced dead.
All four officers involved in the arrest have been fired, and citizens have organized protests in Minneapolis and other cities.
— . (@cherjennie) May 28, 2020
On Thursday at 10:30 a.m. CDT, Dane County Chiefs of Police Association Chief will reportedly join police officials and community leaders for a virtual town hall to discuss the tragic incident. Madison365.org is hosting a livestream of the town hall on its Facebook page. Watch here:
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