Biden Responds to Police Shooting in Minneapolis, Says It’s ‘No Justification for Violence’

President Joe Biden on Monday responded to the police-involved shooting death of Daunte Wright near Minneapolis, saying there is “no justification for looting” and “no justification for violence.” Following Wright’s death, violent protests and looting erupted in Brooklyn Center, a suburb of Minneapolis, on Sunday night. Minnesota officials called in the National Guard after crowds of people started throwing rocks at officers and the local police department headquarters. “The fact is, we know the anger, pain, and trauma in [the] black community is real and consequential, but [it] doesn’t justify violence and looting,” Biden told reporters. But he called on people to wait for an investigation into the shooting. “We’ve got to wait and see what the investigation shows … The question is, was it an accident, intentional? That remains to be determined by a full-blown investigation,” the president said. Biden also spoke with Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott. Elliott …

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