Hundreds of protesters faced off against police on Monday in the Minneapolis suburb where an officer fatally shot Daunte Wright.
Killing of Daunte Wright
2021 fatal shooting by a police officer
On April 11, 2021, Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old biracial Black man, was fatally shot by police officer Kimberly Potter during a traffic stop and attempted arrest for an outstanding arrest warrant in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. After a brief struggle with officers, Wright was shot at close range. He then drove off a short distance, but his vehicle collided with another and hit a concrete barrier. Officers pulled Wright out of his car and administered CPR, but were unsuccessful, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Killing of Daunte Wright media coverage
Daunte Wright’s aunt, Naisha, speaks with CNN’s Brianna Keilar shortly before his funeral. Wright’s killing is the latest in..
Protesters take to downtown Tampa in the wake of the deadly police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.