Hundreds of protesters faced off against police on Monday in the Minneapolis suburb where an officer fatally shot Daunte Wright.
Killing of Daunte Wright
2021 fatal shooting by a police officer
On April 11, 2021, Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old African-American man, was fatally shot by police officer Kimberly Potter during a traffic stop and attempted arrest for an outstanding arrest warrant in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. After a brief struggle with officers, Wright was shot at close range. He then drove off a short distance, but his vehicle collided with another and hit a concrete barrier. Officers pulled Wright out of his car and administered CPR, but were unsuccessful, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
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