. Officer Who Killed Daunte Wright Makes 1st Court Appearance In Manslaughter Case « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NPR – Police officials have said Kim Potter, a 48-year-old white woman, mistook her handgun for her Taser when she fatally shot Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, on Sunday. In body camera footage, Potter can be heard yelling “Taser!” just before shooting him. The Washington County Attorney’s Office has charged Potter with second-degree manslaughter. She faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. Potter was arrested Wednesday and released later that day after posting a $100,000 bond. She is being represented by Earl Gray, a high-profile Minnesota defense attorney who has represented multiple police officers and former Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper. One of his current clients is Thomas Lane.

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