Minneapolis police have confirmed dozens of arrests – the exact number will be released in the next few hours – but no one has been injured in city protests against police brutality and riots related to past death protests. Monday of black citizen George Floyd, during a police arrest and murder charge by one of the agents involved.
“Tonight was much better than expected,” said Paul Schnell, Minnesota Police Commissioner, at a press conference that the population had asked for in the past few hours, before “decisive action” by state forces, including the National Guard, to contain the Riots.
However, there were scenes of police charges this morning. The security forces have also fired tear gas at various locations around the city.
Authorities have blocked the city’s main highways and blocked major routes between Minneapolis and the state capital, St. Paul, to prevent groups from moving between the two cities.
There are also no records of the severe fires that have devastated part of the city in the past few days. “We will be here until the situation is resolved. We are not out of danger. We can all see these unrest repeating across the country,” said the Commissioner at the press conference gathered by the Minneapolis Star Tribune.