Inmate Who Stabbed Derek Chauvin Charged

(Tucson, AZ) — An Arizona inmate is being charged with attempted murder after he stabbed former police officer Derek Chauvin 22 times. Chauvin, who’s been convicted of murdering George Floyd, was attacked last week and suffered serious injuries. Court documents revealed John Turscak premedidated the attack for about a month and stabbed Chauvin with an improvised knife. Turscak told FBI agents he stabbed Chauvin on Black Friday as a symbolic connection to the Black Lives Matter movement and the “Black Hand” symbol of the Mexican mafia. Chauvin killing Floyd in 2020 sparked worldwide protests against racism and police brutality.

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