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Minneapolis Police Open Hydrants On Downtown Streets To Deter Massive Traffic After Car Show, School Supply Giveaway

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- A group of custom cars caused quite the scene Sunday night through downtown Minneapolis.

A WCCO crew saw a group of drivers drag race and do burnouts down Hennepin Avenue as they left a car show and back-to-school giveaway on Nicollet Island outside of DeLaSalle High School.

Downtown Minneapolis Car Show Protest
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Officers opened fire hydrants to break up the crowd and tried to clear the streets.

Minneapolis Police Open FIre Hydrants To Deter Downtown Drag Racing
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Some chanted "Justice for George Floyd" as they drove down Hennepin Avenue. Most of the crowd dispersed just after 9 p.m.

READ MORE: 'I Felt Both My Legs Burning': Man Struck By Drag Racer Going 100MPH In Downtown Mpls.

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