Social unrest is unfolding in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota after a Brooklyn Center police officer shot and killed a driver during a traffic stop Sunday afternoon.
According to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, investigators have arrived at the crime scene.
BCA agents and crime scene personnel are en route to an officer involved shooting incident in Brooklyn Center. More information to come.
— Minnesota BCA (@MnDPS_BCA) April 11, 2021
There’s a significant police presence as community members gathered near the scene following the shooting.
The gathering was initially peaceful but quickly spiraled out of control into a riot.
CrimeWatchMpls tweets, rioters are throwing bricks and other objects at police cars.
Rioters are jumping on top of police cars and heard yelling, “f*ck the police.”
Riot police showed up. pic.twitter.com/xJEpfjpDVo
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) April 12, 2021
Riot police have been called to the scene.
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