Minneapolis police station breached, set on fire as George Floyd protests intensify

The 3rd Precinct on fire.
(Image credit: AP Photo/John Minchillo)

A Minneapolis police station was set on fire Thursday night, as protesters continued to demonstrate against the death of George Floyd.

Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died on Monday after a white police officer kneeled on his neck. Protesters have gathered outside of the 3rd Precinct station every night since, and earlier in the evening, officers were on the roof, firing tear gas and flash bangs in an attempt to disperse the crowd.

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