The officer, Derek Chauvin, who was later charged with murder, manslaughter in the third degree, was taken into custody by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension as fires continued to burn from violent protests overnight as demonstrators demanded justice for Floyd.
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Earlier today, Harrington said at a news conference: “At this point we do not have any further information on charging decisions. That will be coming from the county attorney, but we did want to let you know that he is in custody.”
CNN has reached out to Chauvin’s attorney and the Minneapolis Police Union for comment
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz pleaded for order. (CNN)