Skip to main content

Pictures: Aftermath of unrest following fatal police shooting in Brooklyn Center

At least 20 businesses were damaged.
Screen Shot 2021-04-12 at 11.53.10 AM

Break-ins and looting caused significant property damage at numerous businesses in Brooklyn Center late Sunday night – which happened a few miles away from where police were responding to protesters after the fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright. 

As of 10 a.m. Monday, the alarm inside T.J. Maxx located at 1300 Shingle Creek Crossing was still buzzing as workers cleaned up glass outside and boarded up windows. 

Cleanup happening at nearly every business in the Shingle Creek Crossing shopping hub, as all stores were closed following a night of civil unrest. The only people in the vast parking lot were people cleaning up, some members of the media and National Guard troops and local police who were monitoring the scene. 

Damage estimates are unknown at this point, but most businesses at Shingle Creek Crossing were affected, which is located near Hwy. 100 and Bass Lake Road. 

Among those responding to the looting during the overnight hours was Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher, who posted a handful of photos to his Facebook page and commented that it was a "disappointing night." 

Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington, speaking very early Monday morning, said approximately 20 businesses were damaged. 

Unofficial list of Brooklyn Center businesses that were damaged: 

  • Aspen Dental
  • Icon Beauty Supply
  • Verizon
  • Wing Stop
  • Caribou Coffee & Einstein Bros. Bagels
  • Kids Foot Locker
  • Foot Locker
  • T-Mobile
  • Boost Mobile
  • AT&T
  • Tracy Nails
  • To New York Men's Clothing
  • T.J. Maxx
  • rue21
  • Rainbow
  • Discount Tire
  • Brooklyn Center Liquor
  • Hair Plus Wigs
  • Five Below
  • Walmart
  • Game Stop

Many of the businesses that were unaffected, including TCF Bank, Bank of America, HOM, and L.A. Fitness, were boarding up windows on Monday in the event that more civil unrest becomes violent. 

Sign up: Subscribe to our BREAKING NEWS newsletters

Property damage was also reported in parts of Minneapolis and St. Paul, including the Target in Uptown. Businesses there are also boarding up as a precaution. 

More National Guard soldiers are expected to arrive in the Twin Cities on Monday to enhance support and protection of property in the even that things escalate again. Five-hundred troops were already in the Twin Cities to add protection and security for the trail of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis cop who is charged in the killing of George Floyd. 

Next Up

Williams Uptown Pub

Williams Uptown Pub & Peanut Bar closes indefinitely after shooting

Reports say police have arrested two suspects in the incident.

Alex Rodríguez

A-Rod wears a Packers hat, Minnesotans lose their minds

The Timberwolves co-owner didn't endear himself to his fan base on Saturday night.

Flickr - Minneapolis police squad - Chad Davis

Police: Man shoots into crowd at funeral reception in Minneapolis

The shooting happened at a reception following a funeral on Saturday afternoon.

Screen Shot 2022-01-23 at 8.37.27 AM

Watch: Jimmy Garoppolo says 'F*** the Packers' after playoff win

The 49ers quarterback congratulated Robbie Gould in spectacular fashion.

Aaron Rodgers

America dunks on Aaron Rodgers after loss to 49ers

The Packers quarterback was destroyed on social media on Saturday night.

Marcus Foligno

Foligno's OT winner gives Wild fans a happy Hockey Day

A slow start gave way to the Wild's fifth win in the past six games.

snow

Winter weather advisory issued as Saturday snow arrives

Not huge totals expected, but any snow will likely impact travel.

Wilf

Report: Ryan Poles is Vikings' 'top choice' for general manager

Poles was one of two finalists revealed on Friday.

Payton Willis

Willis carries shorthanded Gophers to beat Rutgers

The senior scored a career-high 32 points to end a four-game losing streak.

Related

Brooklyn Center unrest

Fatal police shooting sparks civil unrest in Brooklyn Center

A robust presence of police and National Guard will be seen Monday.

Tim Gannon

Brooklyn Center police chief: 'Once we got pelted, we responded in kind'

The police presence will be enhanced Monday and beyond.

Image from iOS (3)

Man shot dead by police during incident in Brooklyn Center

This story will be updated as information becomes available.

Screen Shot 2021-04-12 at 8.54.21 PM

Cop who fatally shot Daunte Wright identified as Kim Potter

She is a 26-year veteran on the police force.

Screen Shot 2020-05-28 at 12.44.58 PM

Police respond to looters rushing Target, other stores in St. Paul

50-60 people were looting Target around 11:30 a.m.

protest, Daunte Wright

Police and protesters clash, arrests made after more unrest in Brooklyn Center

Police once again used tear gas, flash bangs, and 'less-lethal' ammunition on protesters.

Screen Shot 2021-04-12 at 8.27.03 AM

Medical examiner: Wright died of gunshot wound to the chest

The 20-year-old was killed by a police officer on Sunday, April 11.