Target (TGT) has temporarily closed more stores across the U.S. as it becomes a target for looters amid a show of protests in support of George Floyd – a black man that was arrested and pinned down by a white police officer.

Target said in a statement that “We are heartbroken by the death of George Floyd and the pain it is causing communities across the country.”

The retailer’s Lake Street store in Minneapolis was looted by protestors, causing the company to shut down the location and board up doors and windows damaged in the riot. The Lake Street store was near the area where Floyd was killed.

In some locations, Target said it was adjusting its store hours as select cities enact curfews to help curtail the protests that are continuing across the nation. In other areas, Target has closed its stores down completely, saying that it will “reopen our stores on their normally scheduled hours as soon as it is safe to do so.”

The Target stores that have been temporarily closed because of the protests include:

  • Broadway Oakland, California
  • Buckhead South Atlanta, Georgia
  • South Loop Chicago, Illinois
  • Lake Street Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Uptown Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Washington Square W Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Target said it was closing its stores for the safety of its employees and customers.

Target is continuing to pay employees for up to 14 days of scheduled hours during the store closures, including premium pay it implement during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company is also transferring some employees to work in other Target store locations.

Shares of Target stock were down 2.61% as of 10:58 a.m. EDT on Monday.

Target store Customers walk outside a Target store on Aug. 14, 2003 in Springfield, Virgina. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images