Overnight on 11 April 2021, clashes were reported between protesters and police officers in Brooklyn Center, a suburb located north of the city of Minneapolis, after a police officer fatally shot an individual during a traffic stop. Several hundred protesters gathered near the scene of the shooting and marched to the Brooklyn Center Police Department headquarters, where some demonstrators began throwing projectiles at police officers. The officers used tear gas and stun grenades in an attempt to disperse the group after declaring the demonstration an unlawful assembly. Reports indicate that sporadic looting occurred at the Shingle Creek Crossing shopping center and nearby stores. At latest report, police officials had not issued a statement regarding any arrests or injuries related to the event.