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Gun Shots Interrupt Live Broadcast from George Floyd Square

Added 05-25-21 03:04:02pm EST - “One individual was hospitalized with a gun shot wound.” - Nationalreview.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nationalreview.com: “Gun Shots Interrupt Live Broadcast from George Floyd Square | National Review”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Gun shots were fired near the site of George Floyd Square in Minneapolis, Minn., on Tuesday, during a vigil on the anniversary of Floyd’s death.

Footage from a broadcast by the Associated Press Global Media Service showed demonstrators running for cover. It is unclear if the shooting was related to the demonstration.

Here’s the moment shots were fired near George Floyd Square earlier this morning. pic.twitter.com/NIWRBr6b9Y

“On Tuesday morning at 10:09 a.m., the Minneapolis police department responded to the 3800 block of Elliott Avenue south on a report of the sound of shots fired,” the police said in a statement. “A short period of time later, an individual showed up at Abbott Northwestern Hospital suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim has been transported to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment. It is believed that the injury is non-life-threatening.”

AP-GMS reporter Philip Crowther said the demonstration returned to normal shortly following the shooting.

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