Star Tribune videographer Mark Vancleave shot video of the altercation during a solidarity rally Tuesday near the Minneapolis Police’s 3rd Precinct building.
The driver who lurched into a south Minneapolis intersection packed with Ferguson protesters was “attempting to flee from the mob” when he ran over and slightly injured a 16-year-old girl as others were atop the hood of his car, police said Wednesday.
The driver, a 40-year-old man from St. Paul, was questioned, and Minneapolis police said Wednesday that the case “remains under investigation.” The man was not arrested, and no charges have been filed.
A few hours after the incident late Tuesday afternoon at E. Lake Street and Minnehaha Avenue S., the man’s mother said in an interview he was coming home from work and “didn’t even know what was going on” when he encountered the crowd of about 1,000 blocking the intersection.
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