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Police Use Smoke to Disperse Protesters as Demonstrations Over Daunte Wright Death Enter Third Night

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Police used smoke against protesters in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, to disperse a crowd outside the city’s police department as demonstrations over the death of Daunte Wright were held for a third consecutive night.

Demonstrations began in Brooklyn Center after a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop on April 11. Police Chief Tim Gannon described the shooting as an “accidental discharge”, saying to reporters that the officer in question drew a handgun instead of a Taser.

This video from Brendan Gutenschwager shows smoke and explosions near the line of protesters. Credit: Brendan Gutenschwager via Storyful

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