Minneapolis was left in ruins on Friday with dozens of businesses looted or destroyed after rioting broke out for the third consecutive night in the city and protests erupted across America over the death of George Floyd. Shocking photos (pictured) show devastating aftermath of Thursday night’s riots where cheering demonstrators torched the Minneapolis Third Police Precinct demanding justice over the 46-year-old black man’s killing by cops. Thick smoke was seen rising into the sky as firefighters worked to contain a number of blazes early this morning and National Guard troops (pictured) blocked access to streets where businesses had been damaged. Chaotic scenes and protests also unfolded across several states including New York, Ohio, California and Colorado, where shots were fired at the State Capitol in Denver where hundreds marched to demand justice. President Trump threatened to ‘assume control’ of Minneapolis, warning ‘thugs’ in the city that ‘when the looting starts the shooting starts.’
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SOURCE: Mail Online