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(MINNEAPOLIS) — Authorities in Minneapolis have launched an investigation into the police shooting of a black man after the community launched protests.

Paramedics in the area responded to an assault early Sunday and according to police, the male assault suspect was trying to stop the medics from treating the victim, and after a struggle they shot him.

Other accounts from witnesses say 24-year-old Jamar Clark was in handcuffs when he was shot by police.

Two officers who were involved are now on paid administrative leave.

The community held a march of solidarity on Sunday afternoon along with the Minneapolis NAACP, according to KSTP-TV, and hundreds took part including people from the NAACP, Black Lives Matter, and Communities United Against Police Brutality.

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