Death of black man in police custody in Mineapolis sparks unrest
Protests and demonstrations have impacted Portland, and the rest of the nation, following the death of George Floyd, 46, an African American man who died in police custody Monday, May 25, according to multiple media reports.
The arrest was captured on camera.
Other officers appeared to watch the attack on Floyd.
Officer Derek Chauvin, 44, was fired from the Minneapolis Police Department and arrested after the video emerged. In the video, Chauvin pressed his knee into Floyd's neck while Floyd was down and handcuffed. Floyd said repeatedly, "I cannot breath."
Chauvin, who is white, has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter, according to multiple press reports.
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