Watch Live: Protest And Looting Continue Into Night Over Police-Killing Of Man In Minnesota

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by Tyler Durden
Monday, Apr 12, 2021 - 12:46 AM

Update (2446ET): Protests erupted earlier today in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, after a police officer shot and killed a man during a traffic stop. Members of the community protested the police killing of the man that soon turned violent. 

Now riot and looting appear to be underway in the business district of the metro area. 

Besides the looting, Unicorn Riot is currently streaming live and has said police have declared another "unlawful assembly." 

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Social unrest is unfolding in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota after a Brooklyn Center police officer shot and killed a driver during a traffic stop Sunday afternoon.

According to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, investigators have arrived at the crime scene. 

There's a significant police presence as community members gathered near the scene following the shooting.

The gathering was initially peaceful but quickly spiraled out of control into a riot. 

CrimeWatchMpls tweets, rioters are throwing bricks and other objects at police cars. 

Rioters are jumping on top of police cars and heard yelling, "f*ck the police." 

Riot police have been called to the scene. 

Watch the live feed via Unicorn Riot: