Daunte Wright Protesters Use Umbrellas to Shield From Tear Gas

People were seen using umbrellas to shield from tear gas used by law enforcement outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department in Minnesota on April 13, as protests over the death of Daunte Wright continued for a third consecutive night.

Protests began in Brooklyn Center after a police officer fatally shot Wright during a traffic stop on April 11.

Police Chief Tim Gannon described the shooting as an “accidental discharge”, saying to reporters that the officer in question drew a handgun instead of a Taser.

This video from Samuel Doten shows a group of protesters use umbrellas as gas floats over them outside a security fence.

Authorities said in a press conference on Wednesday that over 60 people had been arrested during the protest. Credit: Samuel Doten via Storyful