Gunmen fire shots into crowd at Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis, 5 injured
Five people have been reported wounded after three white men allegedly opened fire into a crowd of Black Lives Matter activists protesting outside of the Minneapolis 4th Precinct Monday night. Police are currently searching for three suspects who allegedly engaged in the violent shooting and then fled the scene at approximately 10:45 p.m., according to reports.
What happened: protesters shot at #4thPrecinctShutDown https://t.co/KgHoBD0D1I @StarTribune pic.twitter.com/Ip1f7cX1GU
— Mark Vancleave (@mvnclv) November 24, 2015
According to Miski Noor, a media contact for Black Lives Matter, a group of white supremacists showed up to the protest and she said, “this isn’t the first time.”
2 black men just got shot in Minneapolis at #4thPrecinctShutDown pic.twitter.com/aS1GjXqVG3 — Lorena de la Cuesta (@LorenadlaCuesta) November 24, 2015
Protesters have gathered outside the police station since the fatal police shooting of 24-year-old Jamar Clark on November 15.
5 people shot near 4th PCT, transported to hospital w/ non-life threatening injuries. OFCs searching for 3 white male suspects.
— Minneapolis Police (@MinneapolisPD) November 24, 2015