Police in Sente, Brooklyn, Minnesota, shot and killed African-American man Dante Wright on Nov. The incident sparked sustained protests on the ground. 17 local time, the protests in Sente, Brooklyn, entered their seventh day. In the afternoon, a number of local medical personnel joined the protest, which expressed opposition and condemnation to the use of force by the police to disperse the protesters. According to U.S. media reports, the mayor of Sente, Brooklyn, has announced a curfew.
On the afternoon of the 17th local time, dozens of doctors, nurses and students from the local medical school in Sente, Brooklyn, joined the protest rally to protest against the use of rubber bullets, tear gas and other equipment by local police for days to disperse the protesters. They held up signs and marched toward the Police Department in Sente, Brooklyn.
Medical staff attending the protest: These weapons can cause fractures, eye damage, and even brain damage, and tears are not the only consequences of tear gas.
At present, the mayor of Brooklyn Sente, Mike Elliott has signed a curfew, the city from 11 p.m. local time on the 17th to 6 a.m. on the 18th.
Protester: Black lives are also lives!
Protester: We’re going to wake up the community and stay up, and your scare tactics are useless.
According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, a total of 136 protesters were arrested during the protests on the 16th local time.
On the 11th of this month, police in Sente, Brooklyn, stopped a car in violation of traffic regulations, and then police found that the driver, Dante Wright, was the subject of an arrest in a case. As police tried to arrest Wright, wright tried to drive away and was shot in the chest by police before he died. Wright’s death sparked days of protests in the area, with clashes between demonstrators and police.
Protesters are demanding heavier charges against the police involved
More than 200 protesters gathered in the community where prosecutors in charge of the shooting death of African-American man Wright by police in Stillwater, Minnesota, on Wednesday. Protesters held signs emotional, they believe that the police involved in The 15th, Kim Porter was charged with second-degree murder, but this crime is not enough, demanding more serious charges against him.