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Trial of Kimberly Potter, Who Shot and Killed Daunte Wright, Gets Underway in Minnesota

HeadlineDec 01, 2021

In Minnesota, jury selection began Tuesday in the manslaughter trial of white former police officer Kimberly Potter, who in April fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man and father, in Brooklyn Center. Potter can be heard in bodycam video shouting “Taser” multiple times before she killed Wright. The police officers initially pulled Daunte Wright over for minor traffic violations, including an air freshener hanging from the car’s rearview mirror.

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