BREAKING: Ex-Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kim Potter Arrested, to be Charged with Manslaughter in Connection with Daunte Wright Fatal Shooting


Kim Potter

Kim Potter, the Brooklyn Center police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop was arrested and will be charged with second-degree manslaughter, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

The charges will be announced later this afternoon.

Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon and Kim Potter both resigned on Tuesday.

“I am tendering my resignation from the Brooklyn Center Police Department effective immediately. I have loved every minute of being a police officer and serving this community to the best of my ability, but I believe it is in the best interest of the community, the department, and my fellow officers if I resign immediately.” Kim Potter wrote.

Bodycam footage released on Monday showed that Daunte Wright resisted arrest and fled the scene.

Police were in the process of cuffing Wright when he broke free and jumped in his car.

Officer Kim Potter screamed, “Taser! Taser! Taser!” before she discharged her weapon.

Wright crashed his car after he tried to flee the scene.

Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon came under fire after he called the shooting of Daunte Wright an “accidental discharge.”

“It is my belief that the officer had the intention to employ their taser, but instead shot Mr. Wright with a single bullet,” he said on Monday.

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