‘I Can’t Breathe’ – Minneapolis Man Held Down By Cops Dies


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Dramatic video has emerged of a Minneapolis man’s demise as he’s held down by a cop and seems to wrestle for breath (video incorporates sturdy language.)

Within the disturbing video, filmed on the intersection of Chicago Avenue and East 38th Avenue in Minneapolis round 8pm on Monday, an African-American man will be heard begging for his life as an officer pins him down by the neck for a number of minutes.

“Please, I can’t breathe. I can’t transfer.

“My abdomen hurts, my neck hurts. The whole lot hurts.”

Bystanders will be heard pleading with the officer on the scene to let the person breathe.

“Why you bought to carry him down? He’s not even resisting arrest.

“He’s not doing nothing, he was simply getting within the automotive.”

“His nostril is bleeding,” a feminine voice says.

“Get him within the automotive,” the male bystander’s voice continues.

A male police officer then replies, “We tried that for ten minutes.”

The witnesses can then be heard saying, “You’re going to simply sit there together with your knee on his neck? He’s not shifting. Did you kill him?” earlier than the digital camera facilities in on a picture of the sufferer’s lifeless physique.

“You simply killed that n***er, bro,” the male witness goes on to say.

Minneapolis Police launched a press release saying the person, who was in his 40s, died following a medical incident, claiming he suffered medical misery throughout a police interplay.

The assertion stated officers had been responding to studies of a forgery in course of, and that the person, who “gave the impression to be underneath the affect … bodily resisted officers.”

“Officers had been capable of get the suspect into handcuffs and famous he gave the impression to be struggling medical misery. Officers referred to as for an ambulance. He was transported to Hennepin County Medical Middle by ambulance the place he died a short while later.”


The assertion confirmed that no weapons had been used through the incident and no officers had been injured.

Minneapolis Police say the FBI has now joined with the Minnesota Bureau of Legal Apprehension to research the incident.

Within the unique video posted on-line, Fb consumer Darnella says “they killed him proper in entrance of cup meals over south on 38th and Chicago! No sort of sympathy. #POLICEBRUTALITY.”

Extra info shall be posted as this story develops.

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