On Tuesday, protesters took to the streets in Minneapolis, Minnesota to demonstrate against the police killing of George Floyd.
Before long, police showed up in riot gear to contain the crowds — and footage emerged of officers firing chemical agents into the crowds of protesters.
MPD in riot gear outside 3rd precinct—we’ve seen several times chemical agents fired into protest @kstp https://t.co/E3tWAU0WrD— Eric Chaloux (@Eric Chaloux) 1590541297.0
Here’s even more chemical agents fired by MPD into protests @kstp It comes after 4 officers fired by chief after an… https://t.co/TnDGUyeyYx— Eric Chaloux (@Eric Chaloux) 1590541423.0
We are out covering protests—Callen Gray and I almost hit by chemical agents—protestors are not budging outside 3rd… https://t.co/PDJiu4awMq— Eric Chaloux (@Eric Chaloux) 1590541574.0
The chemical agents continue to rain down—Callen Gray and I had to run as this volley from came into crowd outside… https://t.co/9JxVWNmqxW— Eric Chaloux (@Eric Chaloux) 1590541652.0