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City Manager In Minnesota Fired In Response To Police Shooting Of Daunte Wright

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Brooklyn Center City Council voted to fire Curt Boganey and put Mayor Mike Elliott in charge of the police department after an officer killed the 20-year-old.
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‘He Just Made You Feel Better': Daunte Wright's Loved Ones Gather With Hundreds For Vigil

‘He Just Made You Feel Better': Daunte Wright's Loved Ones Gather With Hundreds For Vigil

1 month ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Hundreds attended a vigil Monday night at the place where 20-year-old Daunte Wright died.
A replica of the statue that held space at George Floyd Square now sits in Brooklyn Center. It has become a place of mourning for everyone impacted by Wright's shooting death on Sunday afternoon during a traffic stop with Brooklyn Center police.
People who knew Wright, and many who did not, packed a four-block area around the site for a vigil to remember the young father - including his mother, Katie Wright.
“I miss him so much already, it's only been a day, and I can't imagine what's...
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Protesters and cops clash in Minnesota after Daunte Wright killing

Protesters and cops clash in Minnesota after Daunte Wright killing

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Tensions ran high Monday night as hundreds of people gathered outside the Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police precinct - flouting a 7 p.m. curfew to protest the cop-killing of Daunte Wright. Protesters were met by dozens of law enforcement officers who fired rubber bullets and tear gas after telling the crowd to disperse, according to local...
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Police officer who shot Daunte Wright has been identified

Police officer who shot Daunte Wright has been identified

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

Wright, 20, was killed in the city of Brooklyn Center, which borders Minneapolis.
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‘Unlawful assembly' declared, pepper spray fired as protesters besiege Brooklyn Center police department in defiance of curfew

‘Unlawful assembly' declared, pepper spray fired as protesters besiege Brooklyn Center police department in defiance of curfew

1 month ago   |   By RT

Flash-bangs and teargas were used to disperse the crowd gathered outside the Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police department, in violation of the curfew declared to stop the riots over the death of Daunte Wright.
An hour and 45 minutes after the 7 pm curfew went into effect, police issued a final “unlawful assembly” warning and deployed crowd control weapons. Some of the activists outside - carrying shields and umbrellas and wearing helmets - responded by throwing fireworks and smothering gas canisters with traffic cones.
Here we go!!!! pic.twitter.com/tv4usH57oa - Sophia Narwitz April 13...
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Hundreds Gather Outside Brooklyn Center Police Department To Protest Daunte Wright's Killing

1 month ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Hundreds of protesters gathered outside of the Brooklyn Center Police Department Monday night, a day after one of the city's officers shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop.
A curfew took effect at 7 p.m. in Hennepin County, as well as Anoka, Dakota and Ramsey counties. Protesters were undeterred as they chanted outside of the department, which was fenced off. In addition to Brooklyn Center police officers, state troopers and members of the Minnesota National Guard were stationed outside of the police department.
An officer just removed the Thin Blue...
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