She examined George Floyd following his arrest on May 6, 2019, almost a year before his fatal encounter with Chauvin.UPDATE (9:37 a.m.): The state has rested its case in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
Creighton, a retired Minneapolis police officer who arrested George Floyd on May 6, 2019, almost a year before his fatal arrest at 38th and Chicago.
Mpls Police Officer Scott Creighton is testifying about arresting George Floyd on May 6, 2019.
According to the defense, which is expected to begin calling witnesses Tuesday morning, the video shows park police arriving at 38th and Chicago and interacting with the passengers in George Floyd’s car.In a motions hearing before the jury was seated, prosecutors argued that the video contains hearsay and shows George Floyd’s personal information when the officer looks him up on the squad computer.
Throughout the trial, the defense has worked to show that the crowd who watched Floyd’s arrest — and yelled at Chauvin — were a distraction to officers.MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — As the Derek Chauvin trial is expected to move into its next phase on Tuesday, with the defense beginning to call witnesses, one question hangs over the proceedings: Will the former Minneapolis police officer take the stand and explain to jurors why he knelt on George Floyd’s neck.RELATED: Prosecution Finishes Questioning Their Last Witnesses In Derek Chauvin Trial.
Prosecutors say that the widely-seen bystander video of Floyd’s arrest outside a south Minneapolis convenience store tells jurors all they need to know: That Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds as Floyd lay prone, handcuffed and repeatedly saying he couldn’t breathe.
The city’s police chief said the officer, identified as Kim Potter, meant to use her Taser on Wright but accidentally shot himRELATED: Philonise Floyd Sheds Tears For His Brother George While On The Stand In Chauvin TrialThe prosecution ended its case Monday with testimony from a nationally recognized use-of-force expert, a cardiologist and Floyd’s younger brother, Philonise Floyd
Wiping tears from his eyes, Philonise Floyd testified about who his brother was as family photos of George Floyd were shown in court, including one of him as a baby with his mother
Philonise Floyd said his brother was devastated by their mother’s death in 2018
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