George Floyd protest – Looters shot, cop cars smashed and fires rage as riots engulf Minneapolis

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A looter has reportedly been shot dead by the owner of a pawn shop as violence erupted over the death of George Floyd.

Protests began peacefully before descending into violence in Minneapolis and Los Angeles as fury mounts over Floyd, who died after police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck.

Footage includes a shocking moment a man falls off the hood of a police car during George Floyd rally in Los Angeles.

Minneapolis police chief John Elder confirmed at a press conference the rioting had turned deadly as a man was killed.

He confirmed the person had been shot and another man was being held in custody after a body was was found lying on the sidewalk outside the Cadillac Pawn & Jewelry.

Police officers attempted CPR on him but it was too late as Mr Elder said "everything was done that we could do to try to preserve this man's life".

The top cop refused to confirm reports the shooter was the owner of the pawn shop and if the man was attempting to loot the store.

He confirmed this was "one theory" but detectives are probing "a couple of different scenarios".

Video being circulated online shows a group of officers surrounding a man lying sprawled on the floor.

Voices from a gathered crowd can be heard shouting "f*** y'all" as one cop appears to be giving the man CPR.

Cops then disperse the onlookers, shouting "there is someone in there with a rifle" as two officers run towards a building appearing to have their weapons drawn.

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