Jury finds Kim Potter guilty in the shooting death of Daunte Wright

After more than 27 hours of deliberation, a jury has found Kim Potter, a white former Minnesota police officer, guilty of first and second degree manslaughter for killing Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old a Black man, after she claimed she mistakenly grabbed her gun instead of her Taser during a traffic stop in April. Video is courtesy of Court TV.

Video Transcript

- In the matter of State of Minnesota versus Kimberly Potter, court file number 27-CR-21-7490, we the jury on the charge of manslaughter in the first degree while committing a misdemeanor on or about April 11, 2021 in Hennepin County state of Minnesota find the defendant guilty. And the verdict was agreed to at the hour of 11:40 AM and signed by the jury person on 12/23/21.

The verdict on count two is, we the jury on the charge of manslaughter in the second degree culpable negligence on or about April 11, 2021 in Hennepin County state of Minnesota find the defendant guilty. And that verdict was agreed to at 10:30 AM on 12/21/21.

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