Police shot a man during a live broadcast on Facebook
Dozens of people witnessed the murder of a man driving a red light in Edina. It is reported that Brian J. Quinones provoked a chase through the night streets of the city and did not respond to officers' orders to stop.
It is known that during the chase Quinones led a live broadcast on Facebook. The frames show that the intruder feels calm and even sings along with the radio. But at one point a police car blocks the way and Brian J. Quinones exiting their cars holding a knife. The police had no choice but to eliminate the threat.
This scene took place in front of several dozen eyewitnesses, who immediately began to condemn the officers for excessive cruelty.
After a 12-minute chase, law enforcement officers shot 7 seven times at a man armed with a knife. According to official information, the broadcast from the victim’s smartphone lasted even more than an hour and a half.
Extremely heated scene here in Richfield, where dozens of officers are lining the scene of a fatal police shooting behind an apartment complex. A man’s body is visible under a white bag along the median. Residents are screaming at police. pic.twitter.com/pjpAERpun1— Liz Sawyer (@ByLizSawyer) September 8, 2019
In this case, the local Edina police station has launched an investigation. The authorities also said that none of the officers were injured.
The full video broadcast from the camera of the killed racer can be seen here.