Three White male suspects believed to be supremacists are in custody in connection with Monday’s night shooting of five people during a Black Lives Matters protest in front of the Minneapolis Police Station Precinct 4.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
November 25, 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota – On Tuesday, Minneapolis police arrested a 23-year-old White male suspect from Bloomington in connection with the Monday late night shooting of five people during a protest in front of the Minneapolis Police Precinct 4 Station. Two other White male suspects ages 21 and 26 turned themselves to police as well in connection with the multiple shooting incident. Police investigators are working with the Hennepin County District Attorney’s Office and the FBI in the case.
The five people were shot and wounded during a Justice for Jamar Clark demonstration near the Minneapolis Police Department 4th District Precinct late Monday night. Those shot were activists and supporters for Black Lives Matter from Minneapolis.
Witnesses at the scene told police that White masked men wearing bullet proof vests in a,silver SUV had fired upon the crowd at the police precinct from a block away. Police in response used tear gas after the shooting to disperse the crowds. They maced people demonstrating in front of the Minneapolis Police Precinct 4 Station for Justice for Jamar Clark who was shot in the head while handcuffed by a police officer. The protesters want video surveillance of Clark’s murder released by the Minneapolis Police Department.
Three wounded demonstrators walked into a local hospital seeking treatment and two others were treated at the shooting scene, according to police.