Walt often calls Thao "Toad." Lane also provided a statement about Floyd’s killing to two sergeants, gave a “lengthy” statement to investigators from the BCA and jumped into the ambulance that arrived at the scene and performed CPR on Floyd, Gray added. "[11] In an interview Vang said that he intended to "redeem" Thao, who Sang Chi and Emily Moberg Robinson, editors of Voices of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Experience: Volume 1, referred to as "emasculated. Cycle lanes installed with emergency Covid cash are being ripped out again after paralysing cities and fuelling local uprisings - what a way to run a country. But their initial appearance, normally routine, turned contentious.

Three of his former colleagues, Tou Thao, Thomas Lane, and J. Alexander Kueng are also charged with aiding and abetting in the death, which sparked off protests globally. It doesn't document his exact viewing angle but helps to determine what he may have seen and heard. He is a retiree who formerly worked at a Ford automobile plant for much of his life, and he owns a Gran Torino he had personally built. … I don’t know what you’re supposed to do as a cop.”.

The next court hearing for the four is scheduled for September 11.
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She has a streetwise, witty personality and a strong, independent spirit; she easily gets along with Walt despite his grumpiness.

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They found Floyd sitting in a car nearby, handcuffed him and attempted to put him in their squad car.

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This angle shows how concerned passersby were, so much so that they stopped to record. Thomas Lane, shown in a courtroom sketch, provided a statement about George Floyd’s killing to two sergeants, gave a “lengthy” statement to investigators from the BCA and jumped into the ambulance and performed CPR. Thao Vang Lor (portrayed by Bee Vang) is a young Hmong American man who is coerced by a Hmong gang to attempt to steal Walt Kowalski's Gran Torino.

First appearances are typically procedural, but Thursday's hearings for three fired Minneapolis police officers quickly turned contentious.

But no, they said, 'We want real Hmong-speaking actors.'

Initially perceived as a coward by Walt, their growing relationship gradually changes the older man's impression of Thao, with Walt ultimately entrusting the Ford Gran Torino to Thao. Left he is seen controlling the crowd in a previously released clip, This angle shows how concerned passersby were, so much so that they stopped to record, Locals repeatedly tell Thao not to touch them as he tries to push them away from the cop car, Some of the witnesses are minors, including a 17-year-old girl who recorded the incident on her cell phone, After Floyd stops breathing a witness tells Chauvin sarcastically: 'You're such a man bro'.
As the novel coronavirus spreads across the world, we've answered reader question about what they most want to know about the outbreak. Charging documents show that Lane asked twice if they should roll Floyd onto his side and was rebuffed by Chauvin. We are both loners but I think I am more outgoing.

Newly confirmed deaths included nine in congregate care settings. Kueng’s attorney, Thomas Plunkett, also attempted to distance his client from Chauvin’s actions. Thao arrived at the scene with Chauvin. "[9], In the original script, Thao was described as a "A slight, slender Hmong boy with long hair and eyelashes" and an "Asian Johnny Depp."

[9] Vang added that he and Thao "were quite alike. Tou Thao, shown in a courtroom sketch, had partnered with Derek Chauvin on patrol. "[10], Todd McCarthy of Variety said "A bit characterless at first, Vang ultimately comes into his own as a 16-year-old forced into life's crossroads. Published: 00:35, 14 August 2020 | Updated: 09:26, 14 August 2020.

He makes sure witnesses stay on the sidewalk while Floyd's body is restricted behind the patrol vehicle on May 25 around 8.20pm. She teaches Walt about the Hmong people's history and struggles in American culture, and the two of them realize that they share something in common of being "betrayed"; Walt by his own family and the Hmong people by the United States despite fighting alongside them in the Vietnam War.

What we know about Derek Chauvin and Tou Thao, two of the officers caught on tape in the death of George Floyd. [18] Amy Biancolli of the Houston Chronicle says that Sue is "feisty. It helps create a fuller picture of what happened outside Cup Foods after staff called authorities as they suspected Floyd was trying to use a fake $20 bill to buy cigarettes. With no father in the family, he is expected to be the man of the house, but he lacks direction and initially does chores at the direction of his sister Sue.