Daunte Wright shooting: Police chief resigns

The police chief of the city where Daunte Wright was killed has resigned, along with the officer who shot him.

Daunte Wright shooting by police ‘accidental’

Daunte Wright shooting by police ‘accidental’ photo credit: bbc.co.uk

The police chief of the city where Daunte Wright was killed has resigned, along with the officer who shot him.

Death of Daunte Wright

Police Chief Tim Gannon and Officer Kim Potter quit the Brooklyn Center force two days after the death of Daunte Wright, which sparked two nights of unrest.

In a statement on Monday, Mr. Gannon had said that the shooting of Mr. Wright appeared to be accidental and that Mrs. Potter had mistook her service pistol for a stun gun.

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