Derek Chauvin, police officer who killed George Floyd, stabbed, report says | Crime News

BREAKING,

Floyd’s death in 2020 sparked worldwide protests against police brutality and racism.

Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd, has been seriously injured in a stabbing, the Associated Press has reported.

Chauvin was stabbed by another inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution in Tucson, Arizona, on Friday, the AP said, citing an unnamed person familiar with the matter.

Floyd’s death in 2020 sparked worldwide protests against police brutality and racism.

Chauvin, who was filmed kneeling on the Black man’s neck for more than nine minutes, was sentenced to 22 and a half years in prison after being found guilty of murder and manslaughter charges in April 2021.

The Federal Correctional Institution in Tucson did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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