VIDEO: CNN Reporter Omar Jimenez Arrested On-Air in Minneapolis

Early this morning, CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez and his camera crew were arrested in Minneapolis:

Jimenez and his crew were in Minneapolis covering the tumultuous aftermath in the city after video emerged of a police officer fatally kneeling on George Floyd’s throat.

The Minnesota State Patrol indicates that Jimenez and his crew were released quickly:

If you have the ability to get offline and stay away from news TV today, you might want to seize the opportunity.

Written by Ryan Glasspiegel

Ryan Glasspiegel grew up in Connecticut, graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and lives in Chicago. Before OutKick, he wrote for Sports Illustrated and The Big Lead. He enjoys expensive bourbon and cheap beer.