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Former Minnesota police officer to make court appearance over shooting Daunte Wright

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By Jonathan Allen (Reuters) – The white Minnesota police officer charged with manslaughter after fatally shooting the 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright during a traffic stop near Minneapolis last month was due to attend a pre-trial court hearing on Monday afternoon. Kimberly Potter was captured on her colleagues’ body-worn camera attempting to arrest Wright on an outstanding warrant in the suburban city of Brooklyn Center on April 11 after pulling him over because he had an air freshener hanging from his rear-view mirror. The video shows Potter, a 26-year veteran of the force, shouting …

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