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# Kim Potter

Last year
Judge sentences US police officer who killed black motorist Daunte Wright to two years
Kim Potter was convicted in December of first- and second-degree manslaughter.
All time
Police officer guilty of manslaughter over death of black motorist Daunte Wright
Minneapolis police officer Kim Potter shot Wright during a traffic stop after she said she confused her gun for her Taser.
Minnesota Attorney General to prosecute police officer over shooting death of black man
The city’s police chief, who has since stepped down, had said he believed Kim Potter meant to use her Taser instead of her handgun.
Former Minnesota police officer arrested on manslaughter charge in shooting of Daunte Wright
The officer faces a maximum of 10 years in jail if convicted of second-degree manslaughter.
Minnesota police officer who shot black motorist Daunte Wright resigns
The city’s police chief has said he believes Kim Potter mistakenly grabbed her gun instead of her Taser.