Daunting Wright Murder: Former US police officer charged with 2-degree manslaughter in Daniel Wright’s murder

Daunting Wright Murder: Former US police officer charged with 2-degree manslaughter in Daniel Wright’s murder

MINNEAPOLIS: An ex-police officer who shot and killed an African American man, Daniel Wright, in a Minneapolis suburb after a traffic stop and charged with second-degree murder, authorities said Wednesday.
According to CNN, Kim Potter, who resigned as a Brooklyn center police officer this week, is accused of shooting and killing 20-year-old Wright on Sunday by Washington County Attorney Pete Orput.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office killed Wright with a gunshot wound and the death was a murder. The bureau said Potter was arrested Wednesday morning by agents with the Minto Bureau of Criminal Appearance. He was booked into the Hennepin County Jail, online records show.
According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s official website, Potter posted bail and was released from custody and will appear in his first courtroom through Joom on Thursday at local time.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal has arrested agents with the BCA this morning on April 11, a former Brooklyn Center police officer. Aanshka (BCA) said via Twitter on Wednesday.
The agency said, “After consultation with the Washington County Attorney’s Office, Potter will be booked into the Hennepin County Jail, possibly in a 2nd degree mansloth. The Washington County Attorney’s Office will file charges later today.”
According to CNN, in Minnesota, second-degree manslaughter applies when officers “cause death by negligence of a person” causing a person to take unreasonable risks, and consciously cause death. Or badly harm the other.
Anyone convicted of this charge will face up to 10 years in prison and / or fines of up to US $ 20,000.
The agency said in another tweet, “This is an active and ongoing investigation. BCA will continue to work with the Washington County Attorney’s Office and pursue the case.”
Tim Gannon and Potter, chief of the Brooklyn Center’s police department, resigned Tuesday in Minnesota after two days of street protests that turned into riots after Wright’s death.
Wright was allegedly shot by police officer Kim Potter after the car registration plates expired. It was soon discovered that Wright had an outstanding warrant on him and an attempt to arrest him.

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