Updated, 1:45 p.m. | Derek Chauvin has been arrested in Minnesota, in connection with George Floyd's death.
Derek Chauvin, the now-former Minneapolis police officer who was seen kneeling on George Floyd's neck before he died on Monday, owns a home in Windermere, and local Twitter users have pinpointed the address.Protesters have been surrounding Chauvin's home since late Thursday night and into early Friday morning. The Orlando Sentinel reported there were an estimated 50 protesters honking horns and yelling on Thursday night until about 3:30 a.m., and on Friday at 10 a.m., approximately 10 protesters peacefully held signs.
For the safety of our community, we have verified that the Minneapolis Police Department officer with a home in Windermere in unincorporated Orange County is not at that home, and has no plans to be in the area. #GeorgeFloyd pic.twitter.com/csmsugRgqy— Orange County Sheriff's Office (@OrangeCoSheriff) May 29, 2020
Seeing Windermere (Florida) as a trending topic concerns me greatly. Many people I care about live close to this area. I do too. I am as appalled and angry about the death of #GeorgeFloyd as everyone else. I beg you:— Jen 🏡 (@jenvargas) May 29, 2020
PLEASE DO NOT BRING VIOLENCE TO OUR NEIGHBORHOODS.
....These THUGS are dishonoring the memory of George Floyd, and I won’t let that happen. Just spoke to Governor Tim Walz and told him that the Military is with him all the way. Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts. Thank you!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 29, 2020
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