Former police officer Kim Potter said shooting the 20-year-old Black man was a mistake. But her attorneys want a Minneapolis jury to think it was also justified.
Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter is now charged with first-degree manslaughter over the fatal shooting during a traffic stop in suburban Minneapolis.
Jurors will be referred to in court only by their numbers during the trial.
Dozens of media outlets say their journalists have been harassed and assaulted by cops in Minnesota while covering protests against police violence.
Journalists have been harassed and assaulted by police at Minnesota protests over Daunte Wright's killing, an attorney said in a letter to the governor.
Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter will be charged with second-degree manslaughter after fatally shooting the 20-year-old Black man.
Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon's resignation was announced with the resignation of Officer Kim Potter.
Minnesota authorities claim the police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop mistakenly used her firearm.
Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter fatally shot the 20-year-old Black man during a traffic stop, sparking protests against racial injustice and police brutality.
An officer killed Daunte Wright, 20, outside Minneapolis on Sunday. Police say she likely thought she was using a stun gun rather than a firearm.