Bureau Says Man Shot By Minneapolis Police Dies
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The latest on the investigation into the shooting by a Minneapolis police officer of a black man suspected in an assault. The shooting has sparked protests.
Authorities say a black man shot by Minneapolis police during an apparent scuffle has died.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, which is investigating the shooting, said Tuesday that 24-year-old Jamar Oneal Clark died Monday evening. Clark's family had said he was on life support after the shooting early Sunday morning.
The shooting has sparked protests in Minneapolis, including one Monday night in which more than 50 were arrested after the blocked an interstate highway. Some community members have alleged Clark was handcuffed when he was shot, which police have disputed.
Mayor Betsy Hodges has requested a federal civil rights investigation in addition to the state investigation already underway.