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Mon May 17, 2021, 11:47 AM

Brooklyn Center officer faces hearing in shooting of Daunte Wright

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Source: USA Today

A white, former police officer faces a pretrial hearing Monday on a second-degree manslaughter charge in the fatal shooting of a Black man that touched off days of angry protests and prompted sweeping policing changes in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center.

Kim Potter, a decorated, 26-year police veteran, resigned days after shooting 20-year-old Daunte Wright last month. The tragedy occurred a few miles from where George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin less than a year earlier, and took place days before Chauvin was convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter.

Brookyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon, who resigned the same day Potter did, called Wright's shooting "accidental" and said Potter apparently meant to fire her Taser.

Bodycam video shows another officer begin to arrest Wright on a warrant for his failure to appear in court on unrelated charges. Potterís bodycam shows Wright flee to his car as Potter pulls out her handgun and yells, ďIíll Tase you! Iíll Tase you! Taser! Taser! Taser!Ē

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/brooklyn-center-officer-faces-hearing-in-shooting-of-daunte-wright-city-approves-sweeping-changes-in-policing/ar-BB1gPchN?li=BBnb7Kz

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