Four police officers American of Minneapolis, who participated in the arrest of a black man who later died in police custody, was dismissed a few hours after the publication of the video of the arrest. A police officer captured it, pressing with his knee on the neck of a handcuffed man. The actions of the guard continued even after the detainee stated that he could not breathe and ceased to move. Describes the situation Bloomberg QuickTake.
The arrested man was later identified as 46-year-old George Floyd, who worked as a guard in the restaurant. Police said the man matches the description of the suspect on the case of forgery, the grocery store, and that he resisted arrest.
The video begins with the man without a shirt lying on the ground, and shows what happened moments before this. The officer kneeling on his neck, ignoring his pleas. “Please, please, I can’t breathe. Please, man”, said Floyd, his face buried in the pavement.
On Tuesday evening in the U.S. the Minneapolis riots. Protesters took to the streets to demand the death of Floyd. The police, Fox News reports, fired rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades. The protest started peacefully, but the situation has worsened. Some demonstrators broke the Windows of police cars and threw stones at them.