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5 People Wounded at Protest of Police in Minneapolis

Gunfire broke out near a police precinct in Minneapolis, Monday night while demonstrators were protesting the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Black man.

The shooting left five people wounded.  The victims were taken to hospitals where conditions were listed as non life-threatening”, according to the  New York Times.

In a statement released Tuesday morning, the Minneapolis Police Department shared that they responded to reports of multiple gunshots around 10:40 pm about one block north of the Fourth Precinct.

Members of the Black Lives Matter movement were on sight and explained that the shooting happened as protestors were escorting three-masked men away from the rally premises for behaving “suspiciously.”

Protests have been taking place for the past week as a result of the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Jamar Clark, by a White police officer.

Police posted on Twitter that they are looking for three white male suspects. Investigators are still collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses.

Read the full report at The New York Times.

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