One killed, 11 injured in shooting at the epicentre of US anti-racism protests

Police vehicles block the road after a shooting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US, on 21 June 2020, in this picture obtained from social media video.
Police vehicles block the road after a shooting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US, on 21 June 2020, in this picture obtained from social media video.Photo: REuters
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One person was killed and 11 were injured in a shooting in the early hours of Sunday in Minneapolis, police said.

"One adult male died and 11 have no-life-threatening wounds," Minneapolis police tweeted, adding in a separate tweet that people who suffered gunshot wounds had been taken to area hospitals.

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The city has been at the heart of a wave of anti-racism protests in the United States and around the world over the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died in Minneapolis police custody last month. There was no indication that Saturday's shooting was related to this.

As of 4:00am, no one was in custody in connection with the shooting, the Associated Press reported.

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