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Jury begins deliberations in Kim Potter’s trial over killing of Daunte Wright

Former Minnesota police officer says she meant to use her Taser when she shot Black motorist dead

The jury in the manslaughter trial of Kim Potter, the suburban Minneapolis police officer who says she meant to use her Taser instead of her gun when she shot and killed the Black motorist, Daunte Wright, began deliberating on Monday afternoon.

A prosecutor had told jurors earlier in the day that Potter knew what she did was wrong, she made a “blunder of epic proportions” and that she did not have “a license to kill”.

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