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Closing arguments set for trial of ex-Minnesota cop who killed Daunte Wright

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By Nathan Layne (Reuters) – The jury is set to hear closing arguments on Monday in the manslaughter trial of Kimberly Potter, the former Minnesota police officer who killed Black motorist Daunte Wright after mistaking her handgun for her Taser during a traffic stop. Potter, 49, was the final witness called to the stand on Friday, capping more than a week of testimony in a trial that hinges on whether the jury of six women and six men finds Potter acted recklessly or should be acquitted for a tragic mistake. She has pleaded not guilty to first- and second-degree manslaughter charges, which carr…

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