Minnesota Police Officer Who Shot Dead Daunte Wright Will Be Charged With Second-Degree Manslaughter

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The white female police officer who shot dead Daunte Wright will be charged with second-degree manslaughter over the black man’s killing.

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Potter, 48, shot and killed 20-year-old Wright Sunday during a traffic stop just 10 miles from the courthouse where another white cop Derek Chauvin is currently being tried for the murder of black man George Floyd.

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Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said Wednesday that the Washington County Attorney’s Office will file at least one count of manslaughter against Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kimberly Potter, the Star Tribune reported.

Under Minnesota law, second-degree-murder is when a person causes another person’s death by ‘culpable negligence whereby the person creates an unreasonable risk, and consciously takes chances of causing death or great bodily harm to another.’ If convicted, Potter faces up to 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine.

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