The death of a man in Minneapolis at the hands of police has sparked outrage across the state of Minnesota and the country.  A video of the moments that led up to George Floyd’s death has gone viral.

The video shows a white police officer with his knee on the neck of the 46-year-old black man until he lost consciousness.  He later died at the hospital. 

The death took place just blocks from U.S. Bank Stadium.  On Wednesday, the Vikings issued a strong statement on the death of Floyd.

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