Minneapolis, Minnesota, Police Release Body-Cam Footage of Officer Shooting Daunte Wright

Posted originally on the conservative tree house April 12, 2021 | Sundance | 520 Comments

•The situation started just before 2 p.m Sunday when officers tried to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation on the 6300 block of Orchard Avenue in the Brooklyn Center area of Minneapolis. •During the stop police learned the driver, Daunte Wright (20), had an outstanding warrant.  •Police attempted to take him into custody, but Daunte Wright fought with police and got back into the vehicle. •As the man got back into the vehicle an officer fired her gun hitting Wright.  •Daunte Wright was able to drive several blocks before hitting another vehicle. •Police said they attempted to revive Wright but he died at the scene.

Today police released the body camera video of the police shooting of Wright during the traffic stop in Brooklyn Center.  Police Chief Tim Gannon said the fatal shot was the result of an accidental discharge, and that the officer who shot Wright had intended to reach for her taser, but discharged a handgun instead.

… And the riots and looting began almost immediately.

… And Ben Crump is en route.

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