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Daunte Wright Case: Kim Potter found guilty of manslaughter after taser mix-up

A veteran former Minnesota police officer has been found guilty of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of a black motorist in April. Kim Potter, 49, has claimed she mistakenly drew her gun instead of a Taser and killed 20-year old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop. His death occurred at a time of high tensions, […]

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Kim Potter: Ex-Minnesota officer tearfully recounts ‘chaotic’ moment she shot dead black motorist

A former Minnesota police officer has tearfully recounted the “chaotic” moment she shot and killed a black motorist in April. Kim Potter, 49, claims she mistakenly drew her gun instead of her Taser and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright. She now faces two manslaughter charges for his death. Her defence team claims he was resisting arrest. […]

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Daunte Wright: Police officer who fatally shot Black motorist charged with manslaughter

The police officer who fatally shot a young Black motorist during a traffic stop in Minnesota, igniting several nights of civil unrest, was charged with manslaughter on Wednesday, a day after the officer turned in her badge. Daunte Wright, 20, was pulled over Sunday in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center for what police said […]

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Minneapolis officer meant to deploy Taser but instead shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright

Minneapolis Police fired tear gas and stun grenades at crowd gathered to protest the killing of a Black man by a police officer in a Minneapolis suburb on Monday. It was the second night of protests after 20-year-old Daunte Wright was killed by a police officer, identified by authorities as Officer Kim Potter, during a […]

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Minneapolis Police shoot dead 20-year-old Black man after stopping his vehicle for traffic violation

Protests erupted against police when an officer fatally shot a young Black man after stopping his vehicle for a traffic violation on Sunday about 16 km from where George Floyd was killed during an arrest in Minneapolis last May. Angry crowds swelled into the hundreds outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department building on Sunday night, […]