Kim Potter to be charged with manslaughter in Minnesota

Protesters hold signs outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department on Tuesday, April 13, 2021.

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. – The former Minnesota police officer who fatally shot and killed Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old black man while in a traffic obstruction, was charged Wednesday with second degree manslaughter, a prosecutor said. Washington District attorney Pete Orput accused Kim Potter, a 26-year-old Brooklyn Center Police Department veteran, in the Sunday shootings that … Read more