A 19-year-old protester was shot dead in Detroit last night, while soldiers in North Carolina and in New York have been ordered to be ready to move in within four hours and troops in Colorado and Kansas within 24 hours.

Police said the man was killed after shots were fired at a crowd of people near Detroit’s Greektown entertainment district last night with dozens of protesters out on the streets, but officers were not involved in the shooting.

The suspect pulled up to the crowd in a Dodge Durango and fired shots at around 11.30 pm, and the man was pronounced dead in hospital. No details about who fired the shots were immediately available, police said.
Crowds took to the streets in the city after former officer Derek Chauvin was charged with murder over the death of Mr. Floyd, a black man who was handcuffed and pleaded for air as an officer pressed his knee on his neck.

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