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George Floyd Protests — Cop, Restaurant Owner, Football Star and Other People Who Have Died

Junie Sihlangu
Jun 15, 2020
08:30 A.M.

Since the death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd, the nation has seen Black Lives Matter protests raging across the country and worldwide. However, there have been some casualties to these uprisings.


On May 25, 2020, Floyd, 46, died after a White policeman knelt on his neck for more than 8 minutes. The former officer, Derek Chauvin, ignored the victim’s pleas as Floyd informed him he couldn’t breathe.

Some protests against police brutality, systemic racism, and inequality, have been peaceful, but in other cases, they’ve turned violent or fatal. According to a report released on June 8, 2020, around 17 have died across the country in relation to the protests.



Some of the fatalities include a former football player, an owner of a barbecue restaurant, and a retired police captain. Chris "Mr. Indianapolis" Beaty, 38, was shot and killed on May 30, in downtown Indianapolis during a protest.

Beaty was a former football player, an offensive lineman, for Indiana University. On June 1, David McAtee, 53, was shot and killed in Louisville.



At the time of the barbecue restaurant owner’s death, the police and the National Guard were attempting to clear a crowd when gunshots were heard. The officials then returned fire in response.

According to the police, a surveillance camera captured McAtee opening fire as police officers approached. Acting Police Chief Robert Schroeder revealed that the video was released for transparency, however, many questions still needed to be answered in his death.



The police chief was fired by the mayor after it was discovered that officers kept their body cameras off during the incident. The matter is being investigated by the State police and the US attorney.


On June 2, David Dorn, 77, was shot and killed when looters broke into a pawn shop in St. Louis. Dorn was a retired police captain who went to Lee's Pawn and Jewelry after the burglar alarm was tripped.



He’d served as an officer for 38 years and was a friend of the pawnshop owner. Four other officers were shot during this peaceful protest that turned violent.



Five days later, the St. Louis police revealed that a suspect named Stephan Cannon, 24, was arrested for Dorn’s death. He was charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree murder, felon in possession of a firearm, and first-degree burglary.

George Floyd protest against police brutality in Dallas on June 6, 2020 | Photo: Wikimedia/Matthew T Rader/CC BY-SA 4.0

George Floyd protest against police brutality in Dallas on June 6, 2020 | Photo: Wikimedia/Matthew T Rader/CC BY-SA 4.0


Other victims include Dorian Murrell, 18, Italia Kelly, 22, Marquis Tousant, 23, Patrick Underwood, 53, Calvin Horton Jr., 43, James Scurlock, 22, Javar Harrell, 21, Barry Perkins III, 29, Jorge Gomez, 25, Jose Gutierrez, 28, Victor Cazares Jr., 27, and Marvin Francois, 50.

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