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US violence: One dead in Indianapolis shootings amid protests

PTI | Indianapolis | Updated: 31-05-2020 11:40 IST | Created: 31-05-2020 11:16 IST
US violence: One dead in Indianapolis shootings amid protests
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Authorities are investigating "multiple shootings," including one that left a person dead, in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday amid protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Chief Randal Taylor confirmed the shootings during a late night news conference, but didn't offer any more details. Police later tweeted that no officers were involved

Protests became dangerous for a second straight night in Indianapolis as buildings were damaged, officers deployed tear gas and at least one business was briefly on fire.


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