Minnesota Police Officer Shouts ‘Taser’ But Fires Gun, Killing Daunte Wright

Daunte Wright, a 20-year old resident of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, was accidentally shot and killed by a police officer during a traffic stop on Sunday. In a graphic body-camera video released on Monday, the officer appeared to be shouting “Taser” before firing her gun. “It is my belief that the officer had the intention to deploy their Taser, but instead shot Mr. Wright with a single bullet,” said Tim Gannon, Chief of the Brooklyn Center Police Department, about the video. “This appears to me, from what I viewed, and the officer’s reaction and discharge that resulted in a tragic death of Mr…

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