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‘I just shot him': Police say Daunte Wright shooting ‘accidental'

23 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Startled Minnesota officer apparently intended to use Taser, not gun, on Black man, according to police chief.
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Police chief says Daunte Wright shooting was ‘accidental discharge' by officer

Police chief says Daunte Wright shooting was ‘accidental discharge' by officer

23 days ago   |   By RT

The shooting of Daunte Wright, which kicked off violent protests in Minnesota, was an “accidental discharge” by an officer intending to use a taser, chief of Brooklyn Center Police Tim Gannon has said.
“As you can hear, the officer while struggling with Mr. Wright shouts, ‘taser, taser' several times. That is a part of the officer's training prior to deploying a taser, which is a less lethal device,” Gannon told the press on Monday, showing the “graphic” police cam footage that included the shooting of 20-year-old Wright.
Gannon went on to reveal that officers are trained to keep their...
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Police chief says officer who shot Daunte Wright intended to use taser

Police chief says officer who shot Daunte Wright intended to use taser

23 days ago   |   By Politico

Brooklyn Center, Minn., police chief Tim Gannon said Monday he believed the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb was an accident that resulted from the officer discharging her firearm when she meant to deploy her taser.
The explanation from the police chief came during a news briefing on Monday by city leaders and law enforcement officials, after Gannon played the officer's body camera footage of her deadly encounter with Wright. Wright's death Sunday has provoked violent protests in Brooklyn Center and exacerbated...
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‘Holy S**t, I Just Shot Him': Chief Believes Officer Meant To Use Taser In Fatal Shooting Of Daunte Wright

‘Holy S**t, I Just Shot Him': Chief Believes Officer Meant To Use Taser In Fatal Shooting Of Daunte Wright

23 days ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - During a press conference Monday afternoon, officials in Brooklyn Center released body camera footage of the fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.
The body camera shows police approaching Wright's vehicle and asking him to step out of the car. They attempt to handcuff him before he pulls away and gets back into his driver's seat.

The officer whose body camera footage was shown pulls out a gun while shouting “Taser.”
After firing the gun, the officer says, “Holy s**t, I just shot him.”
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