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Top Minneapolis news: 911 dispatcher called police about Floyd arrest; 1 dead after 7 shot near bar

Top Minneapolis news: 911 dispatcher called police about Floyd arrest; 1 dead after 7 shot near bar
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By Hoodline - Published on June 16, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Minneapolis.

911 dispatcher concerned about George Floyd arrest called MPD sergeant

A 911 dispatcher called a Minneapolis Police sergeant over her concern of the way officers were handling the deadly arrest of George Floyd, according to newly released data from the Minneapolis Police Department.

Read the full story on FOX 29.

Rep. Omar defends idea of dismantling Minneapolis Police Department

Omar said City Council's decision to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department as it currently exists does not mean that nothing will take its place to ensure the community is kept safe and crimes are investigated.

Read the full story on Axios.

Man dies 1 day after 7 people shot outside of bar

Police said the Sunday morning shooting that sent seven people to the hospital has turned deadly.

Read the full story on CBS Minnesota.

Rochester man charged with arson of Minneapolis pawn shop

Montez Lee is at least the eighth person to be charged federally for crimes involving riots in Minneapolis. Another eight face felonies in Hennepin County.

Read the full story on KARE11.


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