The Police have upset the peaceful Midwest once more
If you have not heard , Minneapolis police department arrested a man and, this man died in custody. The police allegedly used an improper arrest technique on George Floyd. Floyd was arrested due to a forged document in progress.
The Minneapolis police released this statement.
According to Minneapolis police, the encounter between Floyd and officers happened just after 8 p.m. Monday, when police were called to the 3700 block of Chicago Avenue South on a report of a man attempting to use forged documents at Cup Foods. WCCO asked a store manager about the police call, but they declined to comment.
Officers found Floyd in a car at the scene. He appeared intoxicated, police say. Officers ordered him to get out of the car.
“After he got out, he physically resisted officers,” police spokesman John Elder told reporters early Tuesday. “Officers were able to get the suspect into handcuffs and officers noticed that the man was going into medical distress.”
An ambulance brought Floyd to Hennepin Healthcare, where he later died, police say.
News and police report and information about George Floyd
A video showed up on the internet about the arrest.
New video sent to us shows the moment George Floyd was removed from his vehicle and handcuffed on 38th and Chicago.— Alex Lehnert (@AlexLehnertFox9) May 26, 2020
Video courtesy of Christopher Belfrey pic.twitter.com/MiIIula4sA
"I CAN'T BREATHE": Video shows George Floyd, a black man that police say was a possible "forgery" suspect, pleading with Minneapolis cops for air as they press a knee into his neck. Floyd loses consciousness and later dies.— CBS News (@CBSNews) May 26, 2020
Click here for the full video: https://t.co/gD3hBFhbgL pic.twitter.com/h5SabBHR7M
After the videos hit the internet, allegedly the police were fired. The people of Minneapolis started to come to the street and , they did not come for a Prince song. Videos start to appear on the internet about the out cry for George Floyd.