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Two people are killed during unrest in Chicago as number of people killed in protests reaches eleven

Two people were fatally shot during protests over the death of George Floyd in Cicero, a suburb of Chicago, on Monday, taking the total number of people killed during the national unrest to eleven. 

Town spokesman Ray Hanania told WGN9 that it is believed the two were killed by people who were not from Cicero itself, but did not identify the victims.

‘There have been ‘outside agitators’ that have entered Cicero after being rebuffed by the closure of downtown Chicago. The only shots fired have been by these outside agitators and looters who are not Cicero residents,’ Hanania explained. 

It means that at least eleven people in different parts of the country are now believed to have been killed in riots and protests in the week since Floyd’s death.  

He was seen in a video pleading that he couldn't breathe as white officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee against his neck

George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died on Memorial Day as he was arrested by four police officers over allegedly trying to buy cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill. He was seen in a video pleading that he couldn’t breathe as white officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee against his neck

George Floyd's (pictured) heartbroken family have called white cop Derek Chauvin to be charged with a more serious crime than third-degree murder

George Floyd’s (pictured) heartbroken family have called white cop Derek Chauvin to be charged with a more serious crime than third-degree murder after their lawyer revealed that Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for a staggering eight minutes during the arrest for forgery

Floyd, a black man, was killed in Minneapolis after a white police officer pinned him to the ground by kneeling on his neck last Monday.

His death, captured on citizen video, has seen days of protests in Minneapolis, which have quickly spread to cities across America. 

Floyd, who was in handcuffs at the time, died after the white officer ignored bystander shouts to get off him and Floyd’s cries that he couldn’t breathe. 

Some of the massive demonstrations against police brutality have been peaceful but others seen looting, arson and vandalism. 

The death toll currently stands at at least eleven.

James Scurlock, a 22-year-old black man was shot and killed late on Saturday night outside a bar in Omaha, Nebraska.

It’s believed the man who ran the bar ended up opening fire in what he described as an ‘act of self defense.’

‘Last night, I lost a son. My kids lost a brother. His daughter lost a father … We want them to go to court,’ said the man’s father, James Scurlock Sr. told the Omaha World Herald. 

The bar’s owner, Jacob Gardner, has been told that he will not face charges. 

Loved ones of Scurlock have posted a GoFundMe page.

‘James was passionate for Justice, but today his fight ended as he was shot and killed downtown Omaha while protesting for the same Justice he deserves,’ the page creator writes 

James Scurlock, a 22-year-old black man was shot and killed late on Saturday night outside a bar in Omaha, Nebraska.

James Scurlock, a 22-year-old black man was shot and killed late on Saturday night outside a bar in Omaha, Nebraska.

Footage circulating on social media shows James Scurlock, 22, - who is black - being gunned down by a man - who is white

Footage circulating on social media shows James Scurlock, 22, - who is black - being gunned down by a man - who is white

Footage circulating on social media shows James Scurlock, 22 – who is black – being gunned down by a man – who is white

The bar's owner, Jacob Gardner, has been told that he will not face charges

The bar’s owner, Jacob Gardner, has been told that he will not face charges

On Monday, David McAtee, 53, who ran a barbecue business in Louisville, Kentucky was shot and killed. 

His death came as officers from the Louisville Police Department and National Guard soldiers opened fire to clear a large crowd that were still gathered after a curfew was in effect. 

McAtee owned YaYa’s BBQ, the Courier Journal reported.

‘He left a great legend behind. He was a good person. Everybody around him would say that. My son didn’t hurt nobody. He didn’t do nothing to nobody,’ said his mother, Odessa Riley.

The city’s police chief, Steve Conrad, has been fired after it was revealed that none of the police officers involved in McAtee’s shooting had turned on their body-cameras. 

David McAtee, 53, was killed early June 1, during a George Floyd protest in Louisville, Kentucky. He  is seen cooking for homeless families in this picture

David McAtee, 53, was killed early June 1, during a George Floyd protest in Louisville, Kentucky. He  is seen cooking for homeless families in this picture

David McAtee, 53, who ran a barbecue business in Louisville, Kentucky was shot and killed

David McAtee, 53, who ran a barbecue business in Louisville, Kentucky was shot and killed

'He left a great legend behind. He was a good person. Everybody around him would say that. My son didn't hurt nobody. He didn't do nothing to nobody,' said his mother, Odessa Riley

‘He left a great legend behind. He was a good person. Everybody around him would say that. My son didn’t hurt nobody. He didn’t do nothing to nobody,’ said his mother, Odessa Riley

Louisville, Kentucky Mayor Greg Fischer is pictured with McAtee's 80-year-old mother

Louisville, Kentucky Mayor Greg Fischer is pictured with McAtee’s 80-year-old mother

Two people were shot dead and a police officer was wounded in a night of rioting and violence that occurred on Sunday night in the town of Davenport, Iowa.

One victim has been named as 22-year-old Italia Marie Kelly, who had been attending a protest against police brutality and the death of George Floyd at a Walmart parking lot. 

Kelly’s aunt, Amy Hale told the Des Moines Register that her niece had begun to feel uncomfortable as the demonstration became more heated and decided to leave.

Kelly, who is biracial, was shot in the back just as she was getting into a friend’s car and despite being taken straight to hospital she was pronounced dead 30 minutes later. 

Italia Marie Kelly, 22, was leaving a protest in a Walmart parking lot to protest police brutality when she was struck by a bullet

Italia Marie Kelly, 22, was leaving a protest in a Walmart parking lot to protest police brutality when she was struck by a bullet

Funeral graphic for Italia Kelly, 22 who was shot in her car in a Walmart parking lot in Davenport, Iowa, just as she was leaving a George Floyd demonstration late on Sunday night, May 31, 2020.

22-year-old Italia Marie Kelly, who had been attending a protest against police brutality and the death of George Floyd at a Walmart parking lot in Davenport, Iowa was shot and killed

22-year-old Italia Marie Kelly, who had been attending a protest against police brutality and the death of George Floyd at a Walmart parking lot in Davenport, Iowa was shot and killed

The bullet reportedly hit her in the shoulder and chest, and she was likely killed instantly.

‘She was always smiling, always laughing. That’s why it’s so sad that she was taken in such a violent way’, Hale told the Quad City Times.

Kelly was one of two people to be killed on Sunday night in separate incidents in the town, however police have not yet released the names of the other victim.  

There was violence too in Indianapolis where two lives were also lost in a pair of shootings on Saturday and Sunday.  

Chris Beaty, 38, a former football player for Indiana University, was killed during a shooting late on Saturday, May 30, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana as George Floyd protests raged on over the weekend.

Chris Beaty, 38, a former football player for Indiana University, was killed during a shooting late on Saturday, May 30, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana as George Floyd protests raged on over the weekend.

Chris Beaty, 38, a former football player for Indiana University, was killed during a shooting late on Saturday in Indianapolis, Indiana as George Floyd protests raged on over the weekend

The victims have been identified as Chris Beaty, 38, a former football player for Indiana University, and Dorian Murrell, 18, who was shot dead early on Sunday morning. 

Beaty suffered multiple gunshot wounds in a shooting reported shortly before midnight on Saturday. Murrell was fatally wounded in a shooting reported around 2:30am on Sunday.  

Late on Friday night, a Federal Protective Service officer was shot and killed at the Federal Building in Oakland.

Patrick Underwood, 53, of Pinole, California, was on duty during the riots when he was shot at by someone in a car. 

A vehicle approached a federal building where Underwood was on patrol, when police say someone inside the car fired shots at the security officers.  

Oakland PD Chief Susan Manheimer said to ABC7 it was most likely a targeted attack.

‘It’s likely there was a targeting of uniformed officers to the extent with which they were involved with our demonstration we’re really not sure,’ she said. 

Patrick Underwood, 53, of Pinole, California, was on duty during the riots when he was shot at by someone in a car.

Patrick Underwood, 53, of Pinole, California, was on duty during the riots when he was shot at by someone in a car.

Patrick Underwood, 53, of Pinole, California, was on duty as a security during the riots in Oakland, when he was shot at by someone in a car

The Department of Homeland Security called the shooting an act of domestic terrorism

The Department of Homeland Security called the shooting an act of domestic terrorism

The DHS called the shooting an act of domestic terrorism.

‘Let me be clear, when someone targets a police officer or a police station with the intention to do harm and intimidate, that is an act of domestic terrorism,’ Acting Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Ken Cuccinelli said.

In various other incidents an unidentified man in St. Louis, Missouri was killed after falling underneath a FedEx truck that was driving away from protesters on Saturday morning.  

In Detroit, a 19-year-old man was killed on Friday night after shots were fired into a protest crowd from an SUV.

Death toll rises as protests continue across the country

As of Monday night, at least ten people have died in the protests and riots that have sprung up over the death of George Floyd. 

Italia Kelly, 22,was shot in her car in a Walmart parking lot in Davenport, Iowa, just as she was leaving a demonstration late on Sunday night. 

Another victim was also shot during protests in Davenport, Iowa on Sunday, according to officials. Police have not yet named them.

David McAtee, 53, who ran a barbecue business in Louisville, Kentucky was shot and killed by police on Monday. His death came as officers from the Louisville Police Department and National Guard soldiers opened fire to clear a large crowd that were still gathered after a curfew was in effect. 

Patrick Underwood, 53, of Pinole, California, was on duty during the riots as a security guard at a federal building in Oakland when he was shot at and killed by someone in a car. 

Two people were fatally shot during protests in Cicero, Illinois near Chicago on Monday. Their identities have not yet been released.

James Scurlock, 22, was shot was shot by a white bar owner in Omaha who claimed the shooting of the black man to be an act of self-defense.

Chris Beaty, 38, a former football player for Indiana University, was killed during a shooting late on Saturday in Indianapolis,

Dorian Murrell,18, was shot dead early on Sunday morning, also in Indianapolis. 

Unidentified man in St. Louis, Missouri was killed after falling underneath a FedEx truck that was driving away from protesters on Saturday morning. 

A 19-year-old man was killed on Friday night in Detroit after shots were fired into a protest crowd from an SUV.

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