Ex-Cop Who Shot Daunte Wright After Yelling ‘Taser’ Takes the Stand at Trial

December 17, 2021

The former police officer on trial in the shooting death of Daunte Wright took the stand Friday. Kim Potter broke down on the witness stand as she talked about the traffic stop that went horribly wrong, when she says she accidentally drew her gun instead of her taser. “I remember yelling, taser taser taser and nothing happened, and I shot him,” Potter said, breaking down into sobs. Potter shot 20-year-old Wright as he tried to drive away from cops. 

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