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Daunte Wright's mother said the justice system 'murdered him all over again' after ex-cop Kim Potter gets 2-year sentence

Wright father called the punishment a "slap on the wrist" at a press conference after former cop Ki…

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The verdict in former officer Kim Potter's manslaughter trial will hinge on body camera footage, experts say

Body camera footage played a pivotal role in the state's effort to persuade jurors that Potter was …

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Kim Potter's defense tells jury the officer was justified in using deadly force against Daunte Wright, even if she didn't mean to

Attorney Earl Gray also said Potter's partner was a "nice guy" to Wright, and "could have put his k…

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The Daunte Wright shooting was no accident, prosecutors argue as ex-cop Kim Potter's manslaughter trial wraps up

Prosecutors told the jury in closing arguments that Wright's shooting death was the result of Potte…

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A psychologist explained to jurors how police officers like Kim Potter can mistake their guns for Tasers

Potter has said she meant to grab her Taser and not her gun when she shot Daunte Wright. A psycholo…

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Juror says holding Kim Potter's handgun and Taser was 'key turning point' in deliberations for the ex-cop's manslaughter conviction

The anonymous juror told KARE that the jury took note of the fact that Potter was an experienced tr…

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Juror who convicted Kim Potter for manslaughter said the ex-cop seemed remorseful and like she was 'fighting for her life' on the stand

Potter's crying during her testimony in court "felt very real and tangible," the anonymous juror to…

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Medical examiner testifies that Daunte Wright had only 'seconds to minutes' to live after ex-cop Kim Potter shot him

Potter's defense has said that she needed to tase Wright to keep him from driving away, because her…

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Kim Potter's ex-supervisor says he would've been 'probably dragged' and hurt if Daunte Wright had successfully fled the fatal traffic stop

Potter's defense said in opening statements that she tried to tase Wright because he was putting fo…

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Jury shown body-camera footage of police handcuffing Daunte Wright's girlfriend after fatal shooting

Footage played in court Thursday shows officers handcuffing Wright's girlfriend as she cries and te…

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Legal experts say Kim Potter's testimony backfired, allowing prosecutors to make her look negligent and secure a guilty verdict

Potter was convicted on two manslaughter charges for shooting Daunte Wright during an April traffic…

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Kim Potter convicted on manslaughter charges in the shooting death of Daunte Wright

Potter said she mistook her gun for her Taser when she fatally shot Wright, a 20-year-old Black man…

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Jurors in ex-cop Kim Potter's manslaughter trial will need to decide which police use-of-force expert they believe

One expert told jurors that Potter's use of force was "excessive," while another said her attempt t…

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Kim Potter's use of force during Daunte Wright traffic stop was 'excessive and inappropriate,' expert testifies

A use-of-force expert told the court that the officer's actions were unreasonable. Potter has said …

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Ex-cop Kim Potter said she mistook her gun for her Taser when she shot Daunte Wright. Officers told the jury how she was trained to use the weapon.

Brooklyn Center police officers are instructed not to tase someone operating a vehicle, a sergeant …

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Ex-cop Kim Potter didn't test her Taser as required the day she fatally shot Daunte Wright, investigator says

Special agent Sam McGinnis also testified that the gun Potter has said she mistook for her Taser we…

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Former sergeant testifies that he removed ammo from gun in Kim Potter's holster because of concerns she might harm herself after shooting Daunte Wright

Body-camera footage played in court shows Potter saying, "Just let me kill myself," after she fatal…

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Daunte Wright's girlfriend, who was in the car during fatal traffic stop, testifies through tears about what happened after ex-officer shot Wright

Alayna Albrecht-Payton told the jury, "I was the only one out of everybody there that was trying to…

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'Today, we have gotten accountability': Daunte Wright's family voices relief after Kim Potter's conviction on all counts

Daunte Wright's parents thanked supporters for their solidarity outside a Minnesota courthouse on T…

DeArbea Walker,Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Photos show Kim Potter's reaction to guilty verdict in Daunte Wright trial

The former Minnesota police officer was handcuffed and taken into custody, where she's set to be he…

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