In Minneapolis, officers shoot and kill suspect, sparking small protest

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By Brendan O’Brien (Reuters) -Law-enforcement officers in Minneapolis shot and killed a suspect wanted for a gun possession charge on Thursday, officials said, sparking a small protest in a city still rattled by the murder of George Floyd in police custody a year ago. Members of a U.S. Marshals task force were attempting to arrest a felon wanted on a state arrest warrant, according to a Marshals service statement issued by a Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department spokesman. The agencies making up the task force were not revealed but did not include Minneapolis police, the department whose office…

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