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20-Year-Old Daunte Wright Shot By Minnesota Police
By Betti Halsell, Contributing Writer
Published April 12, 2021

Daunte Wright, (Screen Grab)

 

20-year-old Daunte Wright was shot at a traffic stop in Minnesota, reports present the incident happening in close proximity to the murder of George Floyd.

According to CNN, the Minnesota police officer allegedly shouted “Taser!” but a handgun went off instead. This information captured by CNN was released by Center Police Chief Tim Gannon.

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Wright was driving with his girlfriend on Sunday when he was pulled over in a suburb area of Minneapolis. The situation began to take its escalated turn after the officer learned of Wright’s outstanding warrants. The bodycam that was released captured  Wright being shot; audio from the video recorded the cop shouting,

“Taser! Taser! Taser!”

“Holy sh*t!” the officer screams. “I shot him.”

 

 

Facts from this story are still developing.

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