Riot breaks out in Brooklyn Center after police fatally shoot man


Rioters clashed with police in a Minneapolis suburb Sunday evening after an officer involved shooting left a suspect dead earlier in the day.

Police pulled a driver over for a traffic violation around 2 p.m. near 63rd Avenue North and Orchard Avenue in Brooklyn Center. After determining that the driver had an outstanding warrant, an officer attempted to make an arrest. The suspect was shot when attempting to reenter his vehicle, then drove several blocks, crashed into another vehicle and died,accordingto the Brooklyn Center Police Department. The passenger in the suspect’s vehicle was also injured.

A crowd gathered near the scene of the officer involved shooting Sunday afternoon. As tensions escalated, riot police arrived to control the demonstrators who were filmed jumping on cop cars.

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