(NPR) Officer Who Fatally Shot Daunte Wright With ‘Accidental Discharge’ Is Identified

Officer Who Fatally Shot Daunte Wright With ‘Accidental Discharge’ Is Identified

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Officer Who Fatally Shot Daunte Wright With 'Accidental Discharge' Is Identified

Demonstrators gather and comfort each other a few blocks from where Brooklyn Center, Minn., police shot and killed Duante Wright, 20, during a traffic stop Sunday.

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Officer Who Fatally Shot Daunte Wright With ‘Accidental Discharge’ Is Identified



The Brooklyn Center, Minn., officer who is said to have shot Wright is a 26-year officer, Kim Potter. Police Chief Tim Gannon said the officer meant to deploy a Taser — but pulled a gun instead.


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(NPR) Officer Who Fatally Shot Daunte Wright With ‘Accidental Discharge’ Is Identified

Officer Who Fatally Shot Daunte Wright With ‘Accidental Discharge’ Is Identified

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Officer Who Fatally Shot Daunte Wright With 'Accidental Discharge' Is Identified

Demonstrators gather and comfort each other a few blocks from where Brooklyn Center, Minn., police shot and killed Duante Wright, 20, during a traffic stop Sunday.

Nicole Neri


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Nicole Neri


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Officer Who Fatally Shot Daunte Wright With ‘Accidental Discharge’ Is Identified



The Brooklyn Center, Minn., officer who is said to have shot Wright is a 26-year officer, Kim Potter. Police Chief Tim Gannon said the officer meant to deploy a Taser — but pulled a gun instead.


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(NPR) Police Say ‘Accidental Discharge’ Of Gun Led To Daunte Wright’s Death

Police Say ‘Accidental Discharge’ Of Gun Led To Daunte Wright’s Death

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Police Say 'Accidental Discharge' Of Gun Led To Daunte Wright's Death

Protests lasted for hours at the spot where 20-year-old Black man Daunte Wright crashed his car and died after being shot by police in a suburb of Minneapolis.

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America Reckons With Racial Injustice


Police Say ‘Accidental Discharge’ Of Gun Led To Daunte Wright’s Death



Brooklyn Center, Minn., police Chief Tim Gannon said that the officer who shot Daunte Wright meant to deploy her Taser — but pulled her gun instead.


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Poll Finds Republicans Particularly Opposed To ‘Vaccine Passport’ Messaging


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Poll Finds Republicans Particularly Opposed To ‘Vaccine Passport’ Messaging



Messaging is important in public health. People who voted for Trump were especially hesitant about a “vaccine passport.” But call it a “verification,” and more people support it.


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