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Daunte Wright’s family to receive $3.2m in settlement over police shooting

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Authorities in Brooklyn Center, a city in the suburbs of Minneapolis, have agreed to pay $3.2m to the family of Daunte Wright, a Black man shot dead by a police officer who said she confused her gun with her Taser. L...

Daunte Wright: backlash over plan to move police killing victim’s memorial

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Plans to remove a street-corner memorial to Daunte Wright have been put on hold, after protests from the family of the 20-year old Black man who was killed by a Minnesota police officer during a traffic stop last year...

Daunte Wright family ‘cheated’ by two-year sentence for officer who shot him dead

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The family of Daunte Wright said they felt “cheated” of justice on Friday after the former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter received just 24 months in prison for the manslaughter of the 20-year-old Black motorist d...

Daunte Wright killing: ex-officer Kim Potter violated her training, say prosecutors

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The suburban Minneapolis police officer who killed Daunte Wright violated her training and “betrayed a 20-year-old kid” when she shot him with a handgun instead of a Taser during a traffic stop, a prosecutor told juro...

Daunte Wright killing: potential jurors face grilling on policing and protest

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When attorneys begin sifting through potential jurors on Tuesday in the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer who says she meant to use her Taser instead of her gun when she killed Daunte Wright, they will ta...

Brooklyn Center approves policing changes after Daunte Wright shooting

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Elected officials in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer shot dead Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April have approved a plan to dramatically change policing practices. The Brooklyn Center city counc...

Daunte Wright case: why Tasers have failed to stop police killings

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Tasers are often cited as a crucial tool in combating police violence in America, with proponents claiming that the “less lethal” weapons can help departments avoid deadly encounters. But the police killing of Daunte ...

Protests erupt in US cities after Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo killings – video

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The police killings of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old shot after being pulled over, and Adam Toledo, an unarmed 13-year-old, have sparked protests in a number of cities. Crowds in Minneapolis staged their sixth night of...

Daunte Wright e George Floyd: un altro capitolo della ricorrente tragedia americana

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Era poco dopo mezzogiorno di giovedì nella chiesa battista missionaria di New Salem a Minneapolis. Davanti a un'imponente facciata in pietra, Katie Wright era sul pulpito, quasi sminuito dal leggio in plexiglas e ma...

‘Justice isn’t even a word to me’: Daunte Wright’s parents speak out after shooting – video

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The family of Daunte Wright expressed their grief and shock after he was shot dead by a white police officer in Minnesota last Sunday. Sua madre, Katie Wright, said it was impossible for her to imagine justice for he...

Minnesota officer who killed Daunte Wright resigns along with police chief

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Both Kim Potter, the white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot the Black motorist Daunte Wright during a traffic stop, and her chief of police, Tim Gannon, have resigned. Di lunedi, Gannon told reporters Potter ...

Daunte Wright shooting: parents say they ‘can’t accept’ killing was a mistake

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The parents of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man shot dead by a white Minnesota police officer that superiors say mistook her handgun for a Taser, said on Tuesday they “could not accept” their son’s killing was a...

Daunte Wright’s brother speaks out at vigil as police deploy teargas at protesters – video report

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Dallas Bryant, the brother of the 20-year-old Black man who was shot dead by police in the suburbs of Minneapolis on Sunday, says he could never understand Wright's fear of being pulled over by police because he is wh...

‘They didn’t have to kill him’: anger and outrage as locals mourn Daunte Wright

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Amid the drizzle and grey sky on Monday, Bethany Hemrich came to pay her respects near the site where 20-year-old Daunte Wright was shot dead less than 24 hours before. Yellow cordon police tape still dangled from a ...