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MINNEAPOLIS: Looting As Black Man Commits Suicide To Avoid Arrest

Black man commits suicide to avoid arrest in Minneapolis
Black man commits suicide to avoid arrest in Minneapolis

KDRTV has established that the latest round of Minneapolis looting was  not inspired by the police shooting of a black man 

On Wednesday night, a huge crowd broke windows before looting stores in Minneapolis after allegations emerged that a black died after policed trailed him

Read alsoGEORGE FLOYD PROTEST: National Guards, Police Take Knee With Protesters

However, it has turned out that the man who is a suspect in a murder case shot himself to avoid arrest

“When I got down here witnesses told me that a man that was wanted for a homicide at 2 o’clock earlier today was approached and did not want to be taken in and took his gun out and shot himself,” community activist KG Wilson told  CBS Minnesota.

“We keep trying to tell the crowd this… but they [weren’t] listening at the time because of past distrust, which I understand.”

“But yes, we have seen the video with our own eyes that this man who actually, I’m told, killed somebody at 2 o’clock today was not wanting to be apprehended and shot himself,” Wilson added. “So, I need anybody watching this to stand down and do not go tearing up the city.”

Minneapolis police have also released footage showing a black man committing suicide as the police approached them.

Read alsoWISCONSIN PROTESTS: Police Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake Named

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The recent Minneapolis looting and tension has emerged while protests have erupted in Wisconsin city of Kenosha where police shot a blake man, Jacob Blake, 29, seven times at the back

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