MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A large group of demonstrators took to Interstate 94 in St. Paul to protest a recent death in Ethiopia.

A source told WCCO the group was protesting the recent killing of singer and activist Hachalu Hundessa in Ethiopia that occurred Monday.

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Metro Transit said the demonstration shutdown parts of I-94 on the westbound lanes for more than an hour.

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The demonstrators have since left the freeway and were seen exiting on Lexington Avenue. Traffic on the westbound lanes has opened back up.

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This is a developing story. Check back with WCCO for updates.