- 147 murders occurred during a five day police strike in Ceará , Brazil, despite army patrolling the streets according to authorities
- African American Ahmaud Arbery shot to death after being chased down by two white men in Brunswick, Georgia. Video of the killing emerges in May, prompting arrests.
- Iran emerges as new coronavirus hotspot, recording 95 cases and 11 deaths as a deputy health minister that appeared on TV confirmed also infected
- Memorial service for NBA star Kobe Byrant held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles