Protests erupt after deadly shooting in Minnesota

A Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, police officer fatally shot a driver during a traffic stop just miles from where George Floyd died and the trial of former officer Derek Chauvin resumes this morning.
3:11 | 04/12/21

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Exciting to watch. First, we begin with the protests erupting once again on the streets of Minnesota, this time in a Minneapolis suburb after a fatal police shooting. 20-year-old daunte Wright shot during a police stop, and police using flash bangs and grenades to clear crowds. Derek chauvin is also on trial for the murder of George Floyd. Alex Perez is there with the very latest. Good morning, Alex. Reporter: Good morning, Michael. The trial of Derek chauvin will resume here at the courthouse later this morning. Now tensions in the area were already high, but this latest police shooting has escalated that. Many taking to the streets in protest. My god. Reporter: Overnight, protests erupted in Brooklyn center, a suburb of Minneapolis after a fatal police shooting of a black man during a traffic stop. The Minnesota National Guard deployed. Police deploying tear gas to clear the crowds. Oh. More flash bang grenades. Reporter: This happened just before 2:00 P.M. On Sunday. According to the police department, the driver who had an outstanding warrant tried to get back in the vehicle while officers were making an arrest. An officer then shot the driver. The car driving for several blocks before crashing into anotr vehicle. Police say paramedics attempted life-saving measures, but the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Governor Tim Walz tweets, our state mourns another life of a black man taken by law enforcement. Tensions very quickly rising. Before night fall, protesters carrying black lives matter signs seen here clashing with police. Protesters also seen jumping on cars, even using cinder blocks to smash windows on a police vehicle. Katie Wright, the mother of the driver who was shot identified her son as 20-year-old daunte his family telling ABC news that he was a good kid and loved being a father to his son, daunte Jr. Seen in this photo being held by Wright's brother at the protest. He called me at about 1:40, said he was getting pulled over by the police, and I said, well, why did you get pulled over? He said they pulled him over because he had air fresheners hanging from the rear-view mirror. I don't want everyone out here chanting and screaming and yelling. I just want him home. That's it. Reporter: Now authorities are investigating this latest shooting and say the officers involved did wear body cams. Michael? Alex, all of this is just going on ten miles from where George Floyd died, and the trial for Derek chauvin resumes this morning. What are jurors going to hear this morning? Reporter: Yeah, Michael. Testimony back at the courthouse later this morning. We expect prosecutors are going to call his brothers about the kind of brother he was. I'm sure they will soon be resting their case. You can watch the trial on our streaming channel starting this morning at 10:00 A.M. Eastern.

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