Protesters block highway after Richfield police shooting

Family, friends and community members came together to hold a vigil for Brian Quinones, who was fatally late Saturday night after he led Edina police on a brief vehicle pursuit and then exited the car in Richfield with what appeared to be a knife. The vigil was accompanied by a protest that shut down I-494 W. 

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Protestors and mourners shut down I-494 W for about half an hour to protest police shootings and honor Brian Quinones who was shot and killed by police in Richfield on Saturday night.
Isaiah Jones, who lost his brother, Cordale Hardy, to a police involved shooting and Leslie Redmond, the president of the Minneapolis NAACP chanted during the sit-in on I-494 W.
Protestors and mourners shut down I-494 W for about half an hour to protest police shootings and honor Brian Quinones who was shot and killed by police in Richfield on Saturday night.
Protestors and mourners ended the vigil and protest by walking within a few feet of police vehicles and chanting "hands up, don't shoot".
Protestors and mourners ended the vigil and protest by walking within a few feet of police vehicles and chanting "hands up, don't shoot".
Protestors and mourners ended the vigil and protest by walking within a few feet of police vehicles and chanting "hands up, don't shoot".
Protestors and mourners shut down I-494 W for about half an hour to protest police shootings and honor Brian Quinones who was shot and killed by police in Richfield on Saturday night.
Protestors and mourners shut down I-494 W for about half an hour to protest police shootings and honor Brian Quinones who was shot and killed by police in Richfield on Saturday night.
Police officers stood at a distance to monitor the protestors after they moved onto the interstate.
Mourners lit candles to place around a small alter created around a tree during the vigil.
Leslie Redmond, the president of the Minneapolis NAACP broke down in tears as she spoke to a group of mourners at a vigil for Brian Quinones.
A young man is held up as protestors marched.
Two mourners embraced one another while others lit candles to place in the spot that Brian Quinones' body laid after being shot by police on Saturday night.
A mourner broke down crying during the march towards the interstate and was consoled by friends and other mourners.
A photo of Brian Quinones was wrapped around one of the candles placed on the ground during the vigil.
Two protestors moved a traffic sign into the middle of the interstate to help create another layer of barriers between traffic and the protestors.
A protestor stood in front of police cars as a human barrier between the police cars and the larger group of people. The protestors shut down I-494 W for about half an hour on Sunday afternoon to protest police shootings and honor Brian Quinones who was shot and killed by police in Richfield on Saturday night.