(KNSI) – Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington says the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been arrested.
Harrington says there will be a formal press release later today. He says he just received word of Chauvin’s arrest as an initial press conference with Governor Tim Walz wrapped up.
No charging decisions have been made.
UPDATE: JUST IN: Ex-officer Chauvin has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter