MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A video posted to Twitter Saturday night is going viral after apparently showing law enforcement in Minneapolis shooting paint rounds at residents on their porch after curfew went into effect.
Tanya Kerssen posted the video to Twitter shortly after 9:30 p.m., showing what she says is the Minnesota National Guard and Minneapolis police sweeping her residential street in the Whittier Neighborhood.READ MORE: Sheriff: Driver Killed After Logging Truck Overturns In NE Minnesota
In the video, the officers are seen approaching the residents and repeatedly yelling at them to get inside their house. After a few demands, one can be heard yelling “light ‘em up!” That’s when one officer appears to fire a paint round at the residents, who run inside.READ MORE: St. Paul Board Of Education Approves Plan For Spending $207M In COVID Relief Funding
Meanwhile, a WCCO photographer was struck by a rubber bullet and arrested by the State Patrol Saturday night. He was released from custody after a couple hours.MORE NEWS: Boy Scout Troop's Trailer Stolen From New Brighton Church
The curfew went into effect at 8 p.m. in Minneapolis.