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George Floyd, fired officer overlapped
security shifts at south Minneapolis club

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Posted By: voxpopuli, 5/28/2020 10:02:55 PM

A former club owner in south Minneapolis says the now-fired police officer and the black man who died in his custody this week both worked security for her club up to the end of last year. (snip) "Chauvin was our off-duty police for almost the entirety of the 17 years that we were open," Santamaria said. "They were working together at the same time, it's just that Chauvin worked outside and the security guards were inside."

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well, you learn something new every day.. google "el nuevo rodeo complaints" to get a handle on this dump on the East Side of Lake st.. .. e.g. In April 2008, three people were shot outside of Denny's, right across the street from the nightclub. A story in the Longfellow/Nokomis Messenger connected the shooting to nightclub patrons, though police were never able to prove it.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Miceal 5/28/2020 10:09:16 PM (No. 424874)
It will be interesting to see how this all plays out. Prayers for the family of George Floyd. The rioters and looters need to be dealt with and dealt with harshly...
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Newtsche 5/28/2020 11:19:16 PM (No. 424904)
A curious development
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Muncsdad 5/28/2020 11:19:48 PM (No. 424905)
OK, this is weird. None of this makes sense. Why would a cop kill someone like this? Not excusing anything, but can there be more to this bizarre and horrible story? But stop the Soros rioting now!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 5/28/2020 11:28:38 PM (No. 424910)
Sounds like a personal issue between them. Anger is personal.
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