The former suburban Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright was sentenced Friday to two years in prison.
Kim Potter, the officer who killed Daunte Wright, is scheduled to be sentenced Friday on charges of first- and second-degree manslaughter.
“We felt she made a mistake,” the unnamed juror revealed, “and that a mistake does not absolve you from the fact she did commit a crime.”
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Former officer Kim Potter took the stand Friday at her manslaughter trial in the shooting death of Black motorist Daunte Wright.
Prosecutors on Thursday rested their case against Kim Potter, the officer charged in the shooting death of Daunte Wright.
A prosecutor at the trial of the cop who killed Daunte Wright told jurors that Potter violated her training and “betrayed a 20-year-old kid.”