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Brooklyn Center Officer Charged With Second-Degree Manslaughter In Shooting Of Unarmed Black Motorist

CNN reports: A police officer who authorities say shot and killed a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb after a traffic stop has been charged with second-degree manslaughter, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter is charged in Sunday’s shooting death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said. In Minnesota, second-degree manslaughter applies when …

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Minnesota’s Brooklyn Center Police Chief And Officer Resign After Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Black Motorist

The St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports: Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter resigned Tuesday, two days after she fatally shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop. “I have loved every minute of being a police officer and serving this community to the best of my ability, but I believe it is in the best interest of the community, the department, …

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