Thousands of people took to the streets of Minneapolis for the second night in a row in protest of George Floyd’s deadly encounter with police officers on Monday (May 25). The rally on Wednesday (May 27) began peacefully but took a violent turn as officers “fired rubber bullets from a rooftop, several buildings caught fire, and one person was shot and killed by a store owner,” The Washington Post reports.

Floyd, 46, died shortly after a white officer pinned the handcuffed father of two to the ground and proceeded to press his knee into the dying man’s back as he pleaded for mercy. “I can’t breathe…please stop,” Floyd could be heard saying to the officer on a video of the incident that quickly went viral and sparked widespread outrage.

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