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Media: Las Vegas police officer was shot in the head during the riots

One of the officers was shot in the head in the American city of Las Vegas during the protests caused by the death of African American George Floyd after detention by police, according to TV channel 8News, citing police sources.

It is reported that unknown persons fired at the police at the hotel-Circus Circus casino.

Another shooting incident involving a police officer happened at the Federal courthouse in Las Vegas. According to preliminary data, the employee of city police opened a return fire on the shooter.

Riots erupted in Minneapolis and in many other cities after the death of the African-American George Floyd at the hands of the police. In the Internet appeared the video, which show that the police put the handcuffs Floyd, knocked him down and piled on top of him, the three of us, and one of them stepped on his knee on the neck. Floyd on video several times says that he can not breathe, then fades. He died in intensive care. After the riots, fired four police officers and one of them was accused of murder by negligence. Minneapolis and neighboring St. Paul for a weekend curfew.