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Ex-Minnesota police officer found guilty of manslaughter in shooting of Daunte Wright

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By Nathan Layne (Reuters) -A Minnesota jury on Thursday found former police officer Kimberly Potter guilty of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Black motorist Daunte Wright during a traffic stop at which she mistakenly discharged her handgun instead of her Taser. A 12-member jury found Potter, 49, guilty of first degree and second degree manslaughter in the death of the 20-year-old Wright, who she killed in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center on April 11 with a bullet to the chest. Potter, who broke down last week on the stand as she testified to her remorse for the shooting, showed …

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