A GoFundMe page for Ethan Marks has raised more than $17,000.
The Wild defenseman is using his platform to help eradicate racism.
It came after a reported drug overdose.
The liquor store is across the street from an AutoZone that was also destroyed by fire.
The fundraiser surpassed $7 million Monday morning.
"To be in the street after 8 p.m. means we can’t separate you from the bad people," said Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison
Numerous buildings were set ablaze on the fourth night of unrest after the killing of George Floyd.
A 59-year-old man believed to be the store owner is in custody.
So far, donors have raised over $20,000.
The victim was found lying on the sidewalk outside a storefront.
The man is suspected of being high on drugs when he carjacked an SUV.
Reports say police have taken a suspect into custody.