Four cops fired after video emerges showing death of George Floyd

Four Minneapolis police officers were fired this Tuesday in the wake of the death of George Floyd, HuffPost reports.

Floyd, who is black, died after an officer kneeled on his neck while he was handcuffed on the ground. During the incident, Floyd repeatedly said he couldn’t breathe.

Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced the firings during a news conference. He did not give the officers’ identities.

“This is the right call,” Mayor Jacob Frey wrote in a Facebook post.

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