Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz recognized the man killed in Sunday’s incident as Daunte Wright.
As information of Wright’s death unfold, authorities obtained stories of some protesters hurling rocks at a Brooklyn Park police constructing, Minnesota Department of Public Safety stated.
More than 500 members of the Minnesota National Guard have been activated, and the Guard stated it plans to extend the quantity of members on obligation “in response to the events overnight in Brooklyn Center.”
The Guard had initially been planning to extend the quantity of members as closing arguments strategy in the Chauvin trial.
“We will continue to assist in protecting lives and property and maintaining peace in Minnesota’s community,” the Minnesota National Guard tweeted.
What police say led to the shooting
Around 2 p.m. native time (3 p.m. ET), police stated they have been making an attempt to take a man into custody after studying during a traffic stop that he had excellent warrants.
The man acquired again into his automobile, and an officer shot him, police stated. They stated the man drove a number of blocks earlier than hanging one other automobile.
Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon stated police and medical personnel tried life-saving measures following the crash, however the man died at the scene.
Wright known as his mom during the traffic stop
Moments earlier than he was killed, Wright known as his mom to say he had been pulled over.
“He said they pulled him over because he had air fresheners hanging from the rearview mirror,” Katie Wright stated.
“A minute later, I called and his girlfriend answered, which was the passenger in the car, and said that he’d been shot.”
Katie Wright wept as she thought of her son’s remaining moments.
“He didn’t deserve to be shot and killed like this,” she stated.
A crowd marched towards the police division
About 100 to 200 individuals marched towards the Brooklyn Center Police Department, Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) commissioner John Harrington stated.
After dusk, a crowd gathered round the police division, NCS crews on scene reported. Officers held a line exterior of the division, with some officers positioned on prime of the constructing.
Harrington stated there have been stories of individuals throwing rocks and different objects at the police constructing. There have been additionally stories of photographs fired in the space, he stated.
While one group stayed at the police division, a second group was seen at the Shingle Creek Mall, the place round 20 companies have been damaged into, Harrington stated.
A majority of the crowd at the police division was later dispersed, Harrington stated.
A police consultant introduced over a speaker that it was an illegal meeting, and at 9:30 p.m. gave the group a 10-minute warning to disperse.
Five minutes later, the crowd was given one other warning to depart earlier than a loud growth went off and other people took off operating. Some of the crowd remained.
The state deployed the Minnesota National Guard, and Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott issued a curfew till 6 a.m. Monday (7 a.m. ET).
Wright’s case is referenced in the Chauvin trial
Elsewhere in the Minneapolis space, a protection lawyer in Chauvin’s homicide trial requested to totally sequester jurors following Wright’s death.
In a pre-court listening to Monday, protection lawyer Eric Nelson requested for jurors to be housed in a resort and be additional questioned.
Nelson argued the information of Wright’s death would possibly have an effect on the jurors’ means to stay neutral during the trial.
The state opposed the movement for sequestering them, saying it could not be acceptable nor efficient.
“We can’t have every single world event that might affect somebody’s attitude or emotional state or anything be grounds to come back and re-voir dire all the jurors,” prosecutor Steve Schleicher stated.
Judge Peter Cahill rejected the protection’s request to sequester or query jurors.
Brooklyn Center and Minneapolis will see extra police
Body digital camera footage of the incident exists, however has not but been launched, authorities stated.
Minnesota’s Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is on the scene and can examine, the Brooklyn Center police chief stated.
In close by Minneapolis, a strike group was deployed to take care of stories of break-ins and photographs fired, Harrington stated.
He stated authorities will maintain a robust presence in the space in the coming days.
“You will see a robust assortment of National Guard, state and local police departments working together over the next two or three days,” Harrington stated.
“I haven’t entirely processed the tragedy that took place in our community and I’m prioritizing the safety and wellbeing of our students, families, staff members and community members.”
NCS’s Brad Parks, Eric Fiegel, Holly Yan and Alta Spells contributed to this report.