Brooklyn Center Police Officer Arrested And Being Charged With Second-Degree Manslaughter

By Jerry Filmore Jr. –

Washington County Attorney’s Office will file charges later Wednesday against former Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police officer Kim Potter.

Potter, a 26-year veteran of the Brooklyn Center Police Department resigned on Tuesday, two days after shooting and killing Daunte Wright.

the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said in a statement that Potter was taken into custody late Wednesday morning and will be charged with second-degree manslaughter.

On Monday, Police Chief Tim Gannon who also has resigned from the Brooklyn Center Police Department, said Potter meant to use her Taser but instead grabbed her gun.

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