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Misinformation, police mistrust stir unrest in Minneapolis | PBS NewsHour

By Amy Forliti & Jeff Baenen
August 28, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS — After a Black man fatally shot himself on a pedestrian plaza in downtown Minneapolis, rumors of another police shooting in the city still reeling from the death of George Floyd began spreading quickly on social media, sending concerned residents and activists to the area — many of them anxious and some of them misinformed.

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