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Body camera video shows Minneapolis officers shooting Black man during no-knock warrant. Attorneys say he wasn't the target

Posted on AllSides February 4th, 2022
From The Left

In the early morning hours Wednesday, Minneapolis police officers gently placed a key in a city apartment door before bursting through the doorway yelling "Police! Search warrant!," according to body camera footage released by city officials Thursday night.

In the seconds that followed, a Black man apparently asleep and shown to be holding a gun upon awakening was shot and killed. Police say he was not named in any search warrants before the entry, and attorneys for the man's family say he was in legal possession of his firearm.


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