Daunte Wright Killed by Kim Potter

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
6300 Orchard Ave.
Mapping Police Violence:

Kim Potter pulled over Wright for expired tags, and sought to arrest him after finding he had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court. Potter approached Wright while he was standing outside of his car and another officer is arresting him. Potter shouted at Wright and shot and killed him.

Killer: Kim Potter

Agency: Brooklyn Center Police Department

Motive: traffic violation (expired tags)

Confrontation Type: Traffic Stop

Service Call: No

Body Camera: yes

Official Disposition: Charged with a manslaughter

Victim Name: Daunte Wright

Death Date: April 11, 2021

County: Hennepin

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 20

Race: Black

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: Charged with a crime

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have Actual Weapon

Weapon: no object

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6767

Kim Potter's jury will be anonymous https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/anonymous-jury-ordered-for-former-police-officer-in-daunte-wright-s-death/ar-AANc55X

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