The victims were black. Staying put The city's mayor, Betsy Hodges, said the camp has become unsafe and has asked people escorg disband their week-long protest. People who claimed to witness the incident said that Clark was handcuffed, though police dispute this.
We can take the sidewalk," said Martin. These request have been rejected by protesters, who have vowed to continue camping out despite cold weather and attacks.
One of the shooting victims, Wesley Martin, said they refuse to leave. Demonstrators have also barricaded the ro with wood and pallets and lit campfires. Protesters have been gathered since year-old Jamar Clark was shot during a struggle with police on 15 November. According to criminal complaints, edcort four men went to the camp on 23 November.
Police said the attackers - three white men and one Asian minneqpolis - were racially motivated. After a group of protesters attempted to escort them away, eight shots were heard.
Around two dozen tents and canopy shelters have been erected around the 4th Precinct police station.