Minnesota state teams in the National Hockey League (NHL), Major League Baseball and the NBA decided to postpone their games on Monday due to racial tensions.
The tragic incident took place Sunday in the small town of Brooklyn Center outside Minneapolis, where 20-year-old Duante Wright was arrested by police.
According to local media who spoke with the victim’s mother, Wright was caught for air freshener blocking the window. The young father would have called his mother to report the situation.
“From what I understand, the police woman’s intention was to use her electric pistol, but instead she fired a bullet at Mr. Wright,” Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon told the media Monday. From what I could ed ed due to the suffering reaction of the police women, it was an accidental discharge, which led to the tragic death of Mr. Wright. “
After negotiations with the respective league officials, the three sports teams playing in the area released a press release to indicate that it was a safe choice, not to forget their condolences to the Wright family.
The Twins will face the St. Louis Blues at the Xcel Energy Center, while the Twins will host the Boston Red Sox at Target Field to begin the four-game series. For their part, the Timberwolves are waiting for the Brooklyn Nets at the Target Center.
Dave St. Peter, president of the Twins, echoed by the “Boston Globe”, said, “We came to a decision that playing was not great.
NHL announces postponement of hockey game until May 12. According to ESPN, the basketball game could resume on Tuesday. The major league baseball twins and the Red Sox have yet to comment on the situation.
The Minneapolis area has already come to light as the investigation into a police officer who knelt on the neck of George Floyd, who died suff last May, is underway in the last days.
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