Minneapolis-based retailer Target (TGT) has made the decision to close 24 of its stores in Minnesota as protests, riots, and looting occurred over the death of an unarmed black man. George Floyd was killed after a white police officer pinned him down and knelt down on his neck during an arrest.

Target issued a statement about the incident saying, “We are heartbroken by the death of George Floyd and the pain it is causing our community. At this time, we have made the decision to close a number of our stores until further notice. Our focus will remain on our team members’ safety and helping our community heal.”

Video captured protestors smashing windows and taking merchandise from a Minneapolis Target store amid protest over Floyd’s death.

The 24 stores in Minnesota that will be closing temporarily include (via Business Insider):

  • North St. Paul
  • West St. Paul
  • East St. Paul
  • St. Paul Highland Park
  • St. Paul Midway
  • Minneapolis Northeast
  • Minneapolis Nicollet Mall
  • Minneapolis Lake Street
  • Minneapolis Dinkytown
  • Minneapolis Uptown
  • Oakdale
  • Roseville
  • Brooklyn Park
  • Knollwood
  • St. Louis Park
  • Crystal
  • Eden Prairie
  • Shoreview
  • Fridley
  • Richfield
  • Burnsville
  • Bloomington
  • Apple Valley
  • Apple Valley South

Shares of Target stock were up 0.94% as of 2:49 p.m. EDT on Friday.

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The sign outside the Target store is seen in Arvada, Colorado, on Jan. 10, 2014. Reuters/Rick Wilking