Derek Chauvin Family Stunned By Stabbing, Still Seeking Answers

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Black Lives Matter Holds Protest In Los Angeles After Death Of George Floyd
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MAY 30: A protester holds a sign with a photo of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin during demonstrations following the death of George Floyd on May 30, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Chauvin was taken into custody for Floyd's death. Chauvin has been accused of kneeling on Floyd's neck as he pleaded with him about not being able to breathe. Floyd was pronounced dead a short while later. Chauvin and 3 other officers, who were involved in the arrest, were fired from the police department after a video of the arrest was circulated. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Derek Chauvin's family is confused.

Derek Chauvin is someone that the majority of people online hate with a burning passion. Overall, this is because he is the officer responsible for the death of George Floyd. His trial was something that everyone was tuning in for. In the end, he was convicted of murdering the man and he was sentenced to a lengthy stay in prison. However, things went a bit awry for Chauvin recently as he was reportedly stabbed. This took place just a few days after his bid to appeal the decision was struck down.

Overall, many were kind of stunned by this news. Originally, it was said that he was in serious condition. Now, however, he has been put in stable condition. As we previously reported, his family found out about the news on social media. They were not made aware by the prison, which led to some confusion. Subsequently, his legal team is getting involved, according to TMZ. Gregory M. Erickson, Chauvin's lawyer, is now trying to contact the prison for answers.

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Derek Chaunvin Stabbed In Prison

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 21: In this photo provided by the Minnesota Department of Corrections, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin poses for a booking photo after his conviction April 21, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Chauvin was found guilty on all three charges in the murder of George Floyd. (Photo by Minnesota Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

As it turns out, however, the prison is not responding to his calls. While the prison eventually let them know of his condition, they have yet to give any other details. For instance, no one knows who the inmate who did it was. Furthermore, there is no information surrounding what eventually led to the stabbing. His family continues to look for answers, but they cannot get any.

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Alexander Cole is the current Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop. He started at HotNewHipHop back in 2018 where he began as a Sports and Sneakers writer. During this time, he has shown an expertise in Air Jordans, Yeezys, and all things that have to do with Nike. His favorite kicks are the Air Jordan 1 High OG, the Air Jordan 4, the Air Jordan 6, and the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in the "Beluga 2.0" colorway. Although his collection might not be the biggest, he is always looking to add new styles to it. When it comes to sports, Alex has a particular interest in the NBA and the NFL. His favorite teams are anywhere LeBron goes, and the Kansas City Chiefs. As a Montrealer, the Montreal Canadiens hold a special place in his heart, even if they haven't won the Stanley Cup in his lifetime. Alex also works for the Concordia Stingers, where he provides play-by-play and color commentary for the football, hockey, and basketball teams His favorite hip-hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, and Lil Uzi Vert.