Minneapolis-Fired Minneapolis police officer David Chauvin has been arrested for the death of George Floyd.
John Harrington, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, announced that Chauvin has been taken into custody.
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman has said he will announce new developments in the Floyd case at 1 p.m., suggesting that criminal charges may soon follow. The arrest was made by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Floyd’s fatal arrest sparked protested and outcry across the city and nation.
Video taken from the scene showed Chauvin holding his knee to Floyd's neck for several minutes, with Floyd saying "help" and "I can't breathe" while he was held.
At this time, there is no word on the arrest of the other officers who have been fired.