They lobbed tear gas at peaceful demonstrators in an attempt to enforce curfew.
“If a police officer is in that situation, they have to get out of that situation,” di Blasio said.
“I saw nothing better I could do to give back to people like my mom, my dad," Kentez Craig said.
Two NBC correspondents covering the George Floyd demonstrations get caught in unfolding drama on the Minneapolis streets.
The service member was described as an active-duty soldier who rammed the suspect with a vehicle.