Officer Derek Chauvin who kept his knee on Floyd neck for nearly 9 minutes while he died was arrested on Friday and charged with 3rd-degree murder and 2nd-degree manslaughter.
The other 3 officers involved have not yet been arrested or charged. A recent video surface showing three cops on the body of late Floyd.
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The protest has taken a different phase as many of them are seen burning the American flag in front of white house and asking Trump to step down.
Back facing the White House where at least two American flags were just doused with lighter fluid and burnt. Secret Service are back to keeping their distance for the moment, but the mood here is fury and the atmosphere remains tense. pic.twitter.com/0ELwzQEGoq
— Alejandro Alvarez (@aletweetsnews) May 29, 2020
States like Boston, New York City, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, Minneapolis /st. Paul, louisville, Dallas, Sacramento, Bakersfield, San Jose is also reported to be protesting.
Derek bail has been set at $500,000 USD.
A reporter became a police target as she covered the protests surrounding the killing of George Floyd … getting hit with pepper balls live on air.
Police Precint in Minneapolis was burnt down by protesters.
A police car was set on fire in Atlanta. Icebox store in Atlanta was looted.
The White House placed on lockdown as protests continued Friday.