Police shooting death of another Black man, Daunte Wright, sparks unrest in US
The fatal shooting of a young Black man by US police near the city of Minneapolis sparked unrest for a second night on Monday, roiling a region already on edge over the police killing of George Floyd.
Daunte Wright, 20, was fatally shot on Sunday by a female officer in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, after being pulled over for an expired vehicle registration.
Hundreds of protesters defied the rain and a curfew ordered by Minnesota state Governor Tim Walz clashed with police in riot gear as darkness fell outside police headquarters.
Police Chief Tim Gannon told a news briefing earlier in the day that a routine traffic stop of Wright had escalated into a deadly confrontation when officers ran a check on his expired vehicle registration and found an outstanding warrant for him.
During Monday’s memorial gathering at the spot where Wright was killed, relatives remembered him as a good-natured father who worked multiple jobs to suppor