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1 year ago

Former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter released from prison

Potter was convicted of first- and second-degree manslaughter charges for fatally shooting Daunte Wright on April 11, 2021.
1 year ago
Potter was convicted of first- and second-degree manslaughter charges for fatally shooting Daunte Wright on April 11, 2021.
1 year ago

Kim Potter, officer convicted of killing Daunte Wright, released from prison

Former Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kim Potter, who was convicted of killing 20-year-old Daunte Wright in a traffic stop, was released from prison Monday.
1 year ago
This image provided by the Minnesota Department of Corrections shows Kim Potter. The former Brooklyn Center Police Officer is scheduled to be released from prison on April 24, 2023.
2 years ago

Daunte Wright's girlfriend files new suit against Brooklyn Center, Kim Potter

Daunte Wright's girlfriend files new suit against Brooklyn Center and Kim Potter for physical and emotional injuries.
2 years ago
Alayna Albrecht-Payton, a passenger in Daunte Wright's car, testifies in court, Dec. 9, 2021, in the trial of former Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn. Potter is on trial for the shooting of Wright, a 20-year-old Black motorist, following a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center.
2 years ago

Former police officer sentenced to 2 years in killing of Daunte Wright

Kim Potter was sentenced to 24 months and a fine of $1,000 following her conviction in the death of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man who was fatally shot during a traffic stop.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Former police officer sentenced to 2 years in killing of Daunte Wright
2 years ago

Kim Potter gets 24 months for killing Daunte Wright

The judge sentencing Kim Potter gave a more lenient sentence than many expected. ABC News break down why she chose the lesser sentence.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Kim Potter gets 24 months for killing Daunte Wright
2 years ago

Significant 'downward departure' in sentencing of former cop

Former officer Kim Potter, who killed Daunte Wright, sentenced on manslaughter convictions.
2 years ago
Former Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kim Potter testifies in court in Minneapolis, Minn., Dec. 17, 2021.
2 years ago

Daunte Wright's mother reacts to sentencing of Kim Potter

"Today, the justice system murdered him all over again," Katie Wright said.
2 years ago
"Today, the justice system murdered him all over again," Katie Wright said.
2 years ago

ABC News Live: Sentencing day for Kim Potter

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2 years ago
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Sentencing day for Kim Potter
2 years ago

Kim Potter sentenced to 2 years in prison

Former officer Kim Potter, who killed Daunte Wright in 2021, was convicted on two counts of manslaughter by a jury in December.
2 years ago
Former officer Kim Potter, who killed Daunte Wright in 2021, was convicted on two counts of manslaughter by a jury in December.
2 years ago

Kim Potter sentenced to 24 months in the death of Daunte Wright

The judge emphasized the unique circumstances of the case before sentencing was announced.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Kim Potter sentenced to 24 months in the death of Daunte Wright
2 years ago

Kim Potter gives statement prior to her sentencing

The former officer faced the family of Daunte Wright for the entire statement.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Kim Potter gives statement prior to her sentencing
2 years ago

Judge to sentence former officer Kim Potter

ABC News contributor Brian Buckmire discusses the factors that go into the judge’s sentencing decision.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Judge to sentence former officer Kim Potter
2 years ago

Sentencing day

Former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter will learn her fate Friday, after her conviction in the death of Daunte Wright. ABC News' Mona Kosar Abdi has the details.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Sentencing day
2 years ago

Daunte Wright's mother gives statement in Kim Potter sentencing

Katie Wright asked the judge for the full sentence recommended from the state in the killing of her son.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Daunte Wright's mother gives statement in Kim Potter sentencing
2 years ago

Daunte Wright's parents speak out after Kim Potter verdict

Kim Potter was convicted of manslaughter in Wright's shooting death.
2 years ago
Aubrey Wright and Katie Wright, parents of Daunte Wright, speak outside the Hennepin County Courthouse after the verdict was announced in the trial of former police officer Kim Potter in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Dec. 23, 2021.
2 years ago

Kim Potter found guilty of manslaughter in death of Duante Wright

The former Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police officer was found guilty on Thursday of first-degree and second-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright in April.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Kim Potter found guilty of manslaughter in death of Duante Wright
2 years ago

Key takeaways from Kim Potter’s guilty verdict

Law and trial experts break down the biggest takeaways from Kim Potter’s trial, including how a guilty verdict in cases like this and the trial of Derek Chauvin impact race relations in America.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Key takeaways from Kim Potter’s guilty verdict
2 years ago

Former officer Kim Potter found guilty on 2 counts of manslaughter

A Minnesota jury convicted Kim Potter for shooting and killing 20-year-old Daunte Wright at a traffic stop in April.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Former officer Kim Potter found guilty on 2 counts of manslaughter
2 years ago

Verdict reached in trial of Kim Potter

Former police officer Kim Potter has been found guilty of both manslaughter charges in the killing of Daunte Wright.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Verdict reached in trial of Kim Potter
2 years ago

ABC News Live: Kim Potter found guilty of manslaughter in Daunte Wright shooting

Plus, Wright’s mother, Katie Bryant, reacts to the verdict during a press conference.
2 years ago
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Kim Potter found guilty of manslaughter in Daunte Wright shooting
2 years ago

Jury finds Kim Potter guilty in death of Daunte Wright

Potter has been convicted on first- and second-degree manslaughter charges.
2 years ago
Kimberly Potter, a former police officer who has said she mistakenly used her handgun instead of her Taser when firing at Daunte Wright, 20, as he attempted to flee in his car following a traffic stop, sits with her defense lawyers after she was found guilty of first degree and second degree manslaughter in a still image from video in Minneapolis, Dec 23, 2021.
2 years ago

Kim Potter guilty in Daunte Wright's death

The former Brooklyn Center police officer has been convicted on first- and second-degree manslaughter charges.
2 years ago
The former Brooklyn Center police officer has been convicted on first- and second-degree manslaughter charges.
2 years ago

ABC News Special Report: Kim Potter verdict

The former police officer was found guilty of first- and second-degree manslaughter in the death of Daunte Wright.
2 years ago
VIDEO: ABC News Special Report: Kim Potter verdict
2 years ago

Jury deliberates in trial of former office Kim Potter

Former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter pleaded not guilty to manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright. The prosecutors said Potter acted recklessly.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Jury deliberates in trial of former office Kim Potter
2 years ago

ABC News Live: Jury deliberations begin in Kim Potter trial

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2 years ago
ABC News Live: Jury deliberations begin in Kim Potter trial
3 years ago

Key takeaways in Kim Potter trial as jury begins deliberations

Here are the key takeaways in the Kim Potter trial as jury deliberations begin after the prosecution and defense finished closing arguments.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Key takeaways in Kim Potter trial as jury begins deliberations
3 years ago

Breaking down Kim Potter’s trial and testimony as jury deliberations begin

Attorneys CK Hoffler and Channa Lloyd react to closing arguments in the Kim Potter trial, and Fmr. NYPD Chief of detectives weighs in on Potter’s testimony.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Breaking down Kim Potter’s trial and testimony as jury deliberations begin
3 years ago

Closing arguments in Kim Potter trial expected to begin

The attorney for Daunte Wright’s family, Jeff Storms, reacts to Kim Potter’s testimony and shares his hopes for this case as closing arguments are expected to begin.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Closing arguments in Kim Potter trial expected to begin
3 years ago

Former Minnesota police officer takes the stand during trial

ABC News contributor Channa Lloyd discussed Kim Potter’s decision to testify about shooting motorist Daunte Wright during a traffic stop.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Former Minnesota police officer takes the stand during trial
3 years ago

Former police officer testifies in high-stakes trial in killing of Daunte Wright

Kim Potter took the stand in her own defense and broke down during her testimony on the shooting death of Wright during a traffic stop.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Former police officer testifies in high-stakes trial in killing of Daunte Wright
3 years ago

ABC News Live: Defense, Prosecution rest case in trial of fmr. officer Kim Potter

Plus, today’s top headlines, and fmr. NYPD chief of detectives shares insight on police training in Potter case.
3 years ago
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Defense, Prosecution rest case in trial of fmr. officer Kim Potter
3 years ago

What is an action error? Kim Potter's defense explains

Kim Potter's lawyers are portraying her fatally shooting Daunte Wright as an "action error."
3 years ago
Kim Potter's lawyers are portraying her fatally shooting Daunte Wright as an "action error."
3 years ago

‘It was a performance’: Legal expert on Kim Potter testimony

ABC News’ Deirdre Bolton speaks with lawyer Bernarda Villalona following the emotional testimony of Kim Potter, as the jury prepares to deliberate in the death of Daunte Wright.
3 years ago
VIDEO: ‘It was a performance’: Legal expert on Kim Potter testimony
3 years ago

Kim Potter breaks down during testimony

ABC News’ Stephanie Ramos reports on the testimony of former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter in the shooting of Daunte Wright, where a verdict is expected to be handed down next week.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Kim Potter breaks down during testimony
3 years ago

Former police officer Kim Potter takes the stand

Kim Potter, who has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright, took the stand in her own defense on Friday.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Former police officer Kim Potter takes the stand
3 years ago

Breaking down Kim Potter’s emotional testimony

Attorney Channa Lloyd and fmr. Prosecutor Bernarda Villalona break down the trial of Kim Potter after the former Minnesota police officer took the stand and testified in her own defense.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Breaking down Kim Potter’s emotional testimony
3 years ago

Kim Potter testifies in her own defense

Kim Potter was emotional on the witness stand as she described the traffic stop that killed Daunte Wright.
3 years ago
Kim Potter was emotional on the witness stand as she described the traffic stop that killed Daunte Wright.
3 years ago

What is an 'action error'? Kim Potter's defense explains

Kim Potter is charged with first- and second-degree manslaughter in the death of Daunte Wright.
3 years ago
In this screen grab from video, Dr. Laurence Miller, a psychologist, testifies, Dec.17, 2021, in the trial of former Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter in Minneapolis.
3 years ago

Former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter expected to take the stand

What to expect if former police officer Kim Potter takes the stand to defend herself in the death of Daunte Wright.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter expected to take the stand
3 years ago

Former police officer Kim Potter takes the stand in her own defense

Potter has said she meant to pull her Taser instead of her gun after Daunte Wright attempted to drive away as officers tried to arrest him.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Former police officer Kim Potter takes the stand in her own defense
3 years ago

Kim Potter expected to testify in Daunte Wright case

The former Brooklyn Center police officer is expected to take the stand in her own defense as early as Friday.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Kim Potter expected to testify in Daunte Wright case
3 years ago

Kim Potter is ‘the master of her own fate’: Legal expert on decision to testify

ABC News’ Trevor Ault speaks with legal expert Bernarda Villalona about the manslaughter trial of former police officer Kim Potter as she prepares to testify in her own defense.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Kim Potter is ‘the master of her own fate’: Legal expert on decision to testify
3 years ago

Prosecution tears into Kim Potter's training as it rests its case

Daunte Wright was fatally shot by Kim Potter on April 11.
3 years ago
Defense attorney Paul Engh, center, questions a witness, Dec. 15, 2021, in the trial of former Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn.
3 years ago

Former Minnesota police officer on trial for murder of Daunte Wright

Kim Potter, who is white, says she mistook her gun for her taser in the shooting of Daunte Wright, a Black man. She has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree and second-degree manslaughter.
3 years ago
VIDEO:  Former Minnesota police officer on trial for murder of Daunte Wright
3 years ago

Daunte Wright's father gives 'spark of life' testimony during Kim Potter trial

Daunte Wright's father provides "spark of life" testimony during the trial of former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter.
3 years ago
Arbuey Wright, father of Daunte Wright, testifies during the trial of former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Dec. 15, 2021.
3 years ago

Daunte Wright case: How seemingly minor traffic stops can turn deadly

Daunte Wright was pulled over for an expired registration tab and an air freshener hanging in the back windshield on the day he was fatally shot.
3 years ago
A screen grab from police video which shows the traffic stop during which Daunte Wright is fatally shot by Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kim Potter (not visible in this frame) is shown as evidence during the opening statements in the trial of Potter in the April 11, 2021 death of Wright in Minneapolis, Dec. 8, 2021.
3 years ago

Kim Potter trial: What to expect in week 2

The Kim Potter trial enters its second week with a long list of potential witnesses. Daunte Wright's father is expected to testify.
3 years ago
This undated file booking photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn., Sheriff shows Kim Potter, a former Brooklyn Center, Minn., police officer. Potter, a former suburban Minneapolis police officer who has said she meant to use a Taser instead of a handgun when she shot and killed Daunte Wright.
3 years ago

Kim Potter trial: Jury selection begins

Former police officer Kim Potter is charged with first and second-degree manslaughter in the death of Daunte Wright.
3 years ago
Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter in a booking photo, April 14, 2021.  Potter has been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright.
3 years ago

Kim Potter trial Day 1: Key takeaways in Daunte Wright death case

Day 1 of the Kim Potter trial concerning the death of Daunte Wright has ended.
3 years ago
Katie Bryant, the mother of Daunte Wright, testifies in the trial of former Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter in the April 11, 2021, death of Daunte Wright, in Minneapolis, Dec., 8, 2021.
3 years ago

Day 3 in trial of former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter

Former homicide prosecutor Bernarda Villalona discusses Daunte Wright’s girlfriend’s emotional testimony and the defense’s request for a mistrial.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Day 3 in trial of former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter