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Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter arrested in Daunte Wright's shooting


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Ex-Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter arrested in Daunte Wright's death; she will be charged later today with second-degree manslaughter

The official Twitter account for the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension sent following tweets related to the arrests of Kim Potter:

Agents with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) this morning arrested a former a Brooklyn Center police officer for the April 11 shooting death of Daunte Wright. Agents took Kim Potter into custody at approximately 11:30 a.m. at the BCA in St. Paul.

After consultation with the Washington County Attorney’s Office, Potter will be booked into the Hennepin County Jail on probable cause 2nd Degree Manslaughter. The Washington County Attorney’s Office will file charges later today.

This remains an active and ongoing investigation. The BCA has been and will continue to work with the Washington County Attorney’s Office as the case progresses.

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According to the Associated Press, the charge carries a maximum penalty of "10 years in prison".

Potter shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop Sunday afternoon. She and former Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon submitted their resignations Tuesday.

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