Derek Chauvin 'seriously injured' in prison stabbing, Minnesota AG Keith Ellison confirms


Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison addressed Saturday the stabbing of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who was convicted of murdering George Floyd.

Ellison expressed upset at the violent attack on the former police officer, saying that Chauvin had the right to serve his sentence "without fear of retaliation or violence."

"I am sad to hear that Derek Chauvin was the target of violence," Ellison told The Washington Post through his spokesman, Brian Evans. "He was duly convicted of his crimes and, like any incarcerated individual, he should be able to serve his sentence without fear of retaliation or violence."

Chauvin was stabbed in federal prison by another inmate on Friday, according to The Associated Press.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons said no other inmates or prison personnel were harmed in the attack on Chauvin.... (Read more)

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