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A list of the buildings damaged during rioting in Minneapolis

Unrest broke out after unfounded rumors of a police shooting turned to violence.
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For the second time in three months, Minneapolis has found itself the scene of looting and property damage amid wider calls nationally for action against police brutality.

The spark for Wednesday's civil unrest appeared to the death by suicide on Nicollet Mall of a Black man suspected of an earlier homicide at a parking ramp, with false rumors spreading on social media suggesting he had been killed by police.

There also remains anger over the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, followed by the subsequent killing of two protesters by a teenager with alleged ties to white militia.

There were several businesses on Nicollet Mall and in other areas of downtown that suffered property damage, with looting also spreading to a few other areas of the city.

Among those hit was Brit's Pub – which suffered a fire – and the Target on Nicollet Mall, with the company issuing the following statement to BMTN: "Earlier this evening, a group of people entered the Target store on Nicollet Mall, stole merchandise and damaged several parts of the store.

"Our first priority was keeping our team members and guests safe, and I can share that no one was hurt. We closed the store early, are inspecting the damage and plan to reopen as soon as possible."

Here's a list of property damage reports so far, with the list updated as more reports come in:

– Avis, 10th St. and 3rd Ave. S: Property damage.

– Brit's Pub, Nicollet Mall: Property damage, fire.

– Caribou Coffee, Nicollet Mall: Property damage, looting.

– Chipotle, Nicollet Mall: Property damage.

– CVS, Frankin & Nicollet: Property damage, looting.

– Foot Locker, Nicollet Mall: Property damage, looting.

– Franklin & Nicollet Liquor Store: Property damage, looting.

– Haskell's Wines & Spirits, S. 9th St: Property damage, looting.

– Hen House Restaurant, S. 8th St: Property damage, looting.

– Hennepin Healthcare Whittier Clinic, 28th and Nicollet: Property damage, looting.

– Lotus Restaurant, West Grant St: Property damage.

– Nordstrom Rack, Nicollet Mall: Property damage, looting,

– Ruth's Chris Steak House, 2nd Ave. S. and 10th St: Property damage. 

– Sak's Off 5th, Nicollet Mall: Property damage, looting.

– Sushi Train, Nicollet Mall: Property damage.

– Target, Nicollet Mall: Property damage, looting.

– The Devil's Advocate, Nicollet Mall: Property damage.

– The Newsroom, Nicollet Mall: Property damage.

– Walgreens, Nicollet Mall: Property damage.

– Walgreens, 43rd and Chicago: Property damage, looting, fire.

– YWCA Nicollet Mall: Property damage.

– Zelo, Nicollet Mall: Property damage.

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