US News

Minnesota ex-cop testifies at trial over killing of Daunte Wright

Published by
Reuters

By Nathan Layne (Reuters) – Kimberly Potter, the white former Minnesota police officer who killed Black motorist Daunte Wright in April after claiming she mistook her handgun for her Taser, took the stand on Friday in the high-profile manslaughter trial. Potter, 49, has pleaded not guilty to first- and second-degree manslaughter charges, which carry maximum sentences of 15 and 10 years respectively. Her lawyers have said that Potter thought she was drawing her stun gun when she shot Wright in the chest with her Glock handgun during a traffic stop. One of her attorneys, Earl Gray, started off P…

Read More

Facebook Comments

Check Also

Demonstrations in Germany against Covid-19 rules, compulsory vaccines

Published by DPA Several thousand people protested in ...

Archives