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George Floyd protesters briefly shut down I-43 traffic

Posted at 3:28 PM, May 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-29 21:16:47-04

MILWAUKEE — MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hundreds of people marched through Milwaukee to protest how Minneapolis police treated a black man who died after a white officer kneeled on his neck.

George Floyd died Monday evening after officers arrested him for allegedly trying to pass a counterfeit $20 bill at a convenience store.

Cell phone video from a passerby shows Officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck for nearly eight minutes.

Boy breaks down of George Floyd's death

Chauvin was charged with third-degree murder Friday. Protesters rallied in Milwaukee, calling for justice for Floyd before marching onto Interstate 43 and slowing traffic.

Traffic was moving again by about 3:30 p.m.

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