Justice for Daunte Wright.
As reported on sources, a jury reached a verdict in the case of a former Minnesota police officer, Kim Potter, who killed a young Black man, Daunter, during a routine traffic stop. During the encounter, Kim fatally shot Daunte, and she claims she thought her gun was her taser.
The 49-year-old former Brooklyn Center officer, who was found guilty of first-degree and second-degree manslaughter. Kim faces up to 25 years in prison and as much as $50,000 in fines.
The legal team representing Wright is relived over the verdict. In a statement, civil rights attorneys Benjamin Crump, Antonio Romanucci and Jeff Storms said,
“The family of Daunte Wright is relieved that the justice system has provided some measure of accountability for the senseless death of their son, brother, father and friend.”