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Judge rules trial for former Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright can proceed

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A Minnesota judge ruled Monday that a trial for Kimberly Potter, the former police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April, can proceed. Hennepin County Judge Regina Chu said Monday there was probable cause for Potter’s second-degree manslaughter charge to continue and set a tentative start date for the trial in December. Potter, a 26-year-veteran of the Brooklyn Center Police Department, resigned and was charged in short order in April after shooting Wright, 20, during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb. Monday was Potter’s first court appearance since t…

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