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Prosecutor in shooting death of Daunte Wright resigns, citing overall partisan politics and ‘vitriol’

The prosecutor on the case of the shooting death of Daunte Wright has resigned, citing “vitriol” and divisive politics that make the job of obtaining justice near impossible. The resignation of Imran Ali, assistant criminal division chief at the Washington County Attorney’s Office, comes two days after Minnesota announced that state attorney general Keith Ellison would take over the case.

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Prosecutor in shooting death of Daunte Wright resigns, citing overall partisan politics and ‘vitriol’

Brooklyn Center officer faces hearing in shooting of Daunte Wright; city approves sweeping changes in policing

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.

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Brooklyn Center officer faces hearing in shooting of Daunte Wright; city approves sweeping changes in policing

Protesters March 3 Weeks After Daunte Wright’s Death To Call For Harsher Charges Against Ex-Officer

(credit: CBS) Tim Gannon, who resigned his role as police chief on the same day Potter resigned, said he believed she mistook her gun for her Taser.People brought flowers and signs to show their support for Wright’s family.The group later marched to the Brooklyn Center Police Department.

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Protesters March 3 Weeks After Daunte Wright’s Death To Call For Harsher Charges Against Ex-Officer

Newsrooms confront the 'police say' problem

© Stephen Maturen/Getty Images BROOKLYN CENTER, MN - APRIL 12: Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon speaks during a press conference about the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright at the Brooklyn Center police headquarters on April 12, 2021 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. Gannon referred to the incident as an "accidental discharge" and that the officer who shot and killed Wright meant to grab their taser. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images) These tragedies have also spurred new conversations in newsrooms

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Newsrooms confront the 'police say' problem

Police have mistaken handguns for stun guns in the past

In body camera footage of the incident, the officer, Kim Potter, can be heard yelling “Taser” repeatedly before she shoots Wright.After firing her handgun, she yells, “Holy s---!I just shot him!” “It is my belief that the officer had the intention to deploy their Taser, but instead shot Mr. Wright with a single bullet,” former chief Tim Gannon, who has since resigned, said Monday in a press conference.

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Police have mistaken handguns for stun guns in the past

Cardi B criticises Republicans for silence on Daunte Wright shooting: "What's going on?"

Cardi B has hit out at Republicans for their perceived silence in the wake of Daunte Wright’s death.Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was killed during a traffic stop in the US city of Brooklyn Center last weekend.Police Chief Tim Gannon, who has since resigned from his post, told reporters earlier this week (April 12) that the officer who fatally shot Wright mistakenly drew her handgun instead of a Taser.

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Cardi B criticises Republicans for silence on Daunte Wright shooting:

Ex-officer who shot Daunte Wright will face manslaughter charge

A prosecutor has said he will charge a white former suburban Minneapolis police officer with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old black motorist Daunte Wright in a shooting that ignited days of unrest and clashes between protesters and police.The charge against former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter was filed yesterday, three days after Mr Wright was killed during a traffic stop , Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said.

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Ex-officer who shot Daunte Wright will face manslaughter charge

Daunte Wright shooting: Officer charged with manslaughter

Apolice officer who shot a man at a traffic stop in Minnesota has been charged with second-degree manslaughter.Kim Potter shot 20-year-old black motorist Daunte Wright after police pulled him over due to an expired car registration in Brooklyn Centre, Minnesota, on Sunday.Officers attempted to arrest Mr Wright after they discovered that there was an outstanding warrant for his arrest, Minnesota Police have said.

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Daunte Wright shooting: Officer charged with manslaughter

Minnesota police officer charged over shooting of Daunte Wright

A Minnesota prosecutor has charged a white former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop, igniting days of unrest and clashes between protesters and police.Kim Potter is charged with second-degree manslaughter over the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said.

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Minnesota police officer charged over shooting of Daunte Wright

Ex-officer charged with second-degree manslaughter in fatal shooting of Daunte Wright

Kim Potter, the 26-year veteran of the Brooklyn Center Police Department who fatally shot Daunte Wright Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images The former Minnesota police officer who was captured on camera fatally shooting Daunte Wright during a traffic stop has been charged with second-degree manslaughter, authorities said Wednesday.

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Ex-officer charged with second-degree manslaughter in fatal shooting of Daunte Wright

Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright charged with manslaughter

Potter, 48, was arrested at about 11:30 a.m. local time and was booked into the Hennepin County Jail, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said.She posted bond and was released from jail Wednesday evening.Potter is scheduled to appear in court at 1:30 p.m. local time Thursday, according to jail records.

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Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright charged with manslaughter

‘I can feel their anger, pain and fear’: Brooklyn Center’s first Black mayor on Daunte Wright protests and America’s biggest challenge

Securing justice for young man’s family a priority, Mike Elliott tells Andrew Buncombe O n Sunday night, as hundreds of people gathered outside outside Brookyn Center police station – protesting over the killing of Daunte Wright – a slightly built figure was walking way from scenes that would quickly turn chaotic.

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‘I can feel their anger, pain and fear’: Brooklyn Center’s first Black mayor on Daunte Wright protests and America’s biggest challenge

Minnesota officer to face manslaughter charge over shooting of black motorist

A white former police officer who fatally shot black motorist Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in Minnesota is to be charged with manslaughter.Kim Potter is due to face a second-degree manslaughter charge after the incident, which led to days of unrest and clashes between protesters and police.

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Minnesota officer to face manslaughter charge over shooting of black motorist

Minnesota police officer to be charged over shooting of black motorist

A Minnesota prosecutor has said he will charge a white former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop, igniting days of unrest and clashes between protesters and police.Kim Potter will be charged with second-degree manslaughter over the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said.

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Minnesota police officer to be charged over shooting of black motorist

Officer in Black man's killing: from leader to defendant

The white police officer who fatally shot a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb has gone from being a respected professional who trained less experienced colleagues and led the department’s union, to a criminal defendant held up by community activists as a symbol of police aggression toward Black people In a matter of days, the white police officer who fatally shot a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb went from being a respected professional who trained less experienced colleagues and led the department's union, to a criminal defendant held up by community activists as a symbol of police aggression toward Black people.

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Officer in Black man's killing: from leader to defendant

What we know about Daunte Wright's death after being shot by police officer in Minnesota

Hundreds of demonstrators have been protesting in Minneapolis, following the death of 20-year-old black man Daunte Wright.Mr Wright was shot by a police officer on Sunday, just miles from the courtroom where former officer Derek Chauvin is currently standing trial for the murder of George Floyd.

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What we know about Daunte Wright's death after being shot by police officer in Minnesota

Phoebe Bridgers offers handwritten tattoos for Daunte Wright's family fundraiser

Phoebe Bridgers has told fans she will draw them handwritten tattoo templates if they donate funds to Daunte Wright’s family.Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, became the latest police brutality victim after being shot and killed by an officer during a traffic stop in the US city of Brooklyn Center in Minnesota on Sunday.

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Phoebe Bridgers offers handwritten tattoos for Daunte Wright's family fundraiser