The Governor of Utah declared a state of emergency in the state capital
Utah Governor Gary Herbert declared a state of emergency in the state capital, salt lake city, in connection with the outbreak in the city during the protests, reports The Hill.
A group of demonstrators gathered Thursday night outside the local Prosecutor's office after the Agency announced that the use of force in the incident with 22-year-old Bernardo Palacios-a Carbajal, who died in the shooting by police was justified. According to police, after protesters began to smash Windows in the building of Prosecutor's office, a meeting of people declared to be illegal. In addition, as reported, the demonstrators used pepper gas against the police. As a result, one police officer was taken to hospital, two protesters were detained.
As stated by the official representative of the Governor of the state of Brooke Scheffler, the emergency mode will operate in the city until July 13, 23.59 local time.
Palacios-for Carbajal was shot on may 23 in salt lake city as a result of police chases. As reported by the media, all the police officers, who left earlier in the challenge about the "threats with arms", and shot in the direction of a young man about 30 times.
From the end of may in many major U.S. cities, and then in a number of countries in the world, a wave of protests and riots against police violence and racism after the death in Minneapolis during the arrest by police of an African-American George Floyd. In the Internet appeared the video, which 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. One police officer was charged with murder, three others of aiding and abetting the murder.