The death of 20-year-old Don Wright occurred about 15 km from the scene George Floyd was killed in May of last yearAlso while the police are working (see below).
The demonstrations continued after the local police chief released pictures of the approach and stated that The police officer who shot him confused her firearm and an electric taser (Non-lethal stun gun).
“The policeman pulled her gun instead of the electric stun,” said Tim Gannon, chief of police at Brooklyn Center. “It was an accidental bullet that led to a tragic death.”
Ganon showed press photos of the uniformed cameras attached to clients. They showed the police arresting Wright outside the car, but the young man drove away and got into the car.
Then the police officer shouted, “Electric taser, electric taser, electric taser”, but he fired from a firearm. When he realizes that he used the wrong weapon, he shouts, “Oh my God I shot him.” (See the video below).
The killing of a black citizen by police bullets sparks a new wave of protests in the United States
The other policemen were left without reaction, and Wright ran away in the car and drove about two kilometers before he could resist his injuries and collide with another vehicle.
The police had stopped Daunte for a traffic offense I found out he had an open arrest warrant.
Kimberly Potter, the police officer who shot her, has been with the police for 26 years and has been fired. “There is nothing I can say to alleviate the pain of the Wright family,” the police chief said.
The family disagrees with the version that the shot was accidentalThe demonstrators took to the streets to protest. They did not respect the curfew and clashed again with the police.
Video: Police use tear gas during the second day of protests against the killing of a black man in the United States
Shouted rulings against racism in front of the Brooklyn Police Station in the suburb of Minneapolis, and Posters were displayed with phrases such as “Stop all the racist murderous police,” “I am next” and “Without justice, no peace.”.
The Minnesota basketball, soccer and baseball teams (Timber Wolves, Wilde and Twins) have refused games that were to be held on Monday in the state in protest.
US President Joe Biden described the death as “tragic” but said that he was against the violent demonstrations and that “there is absolutely no justification for the looting.”
Crowd protest in front of the Brooklyn Center, Minnesota Police Department on April 12, 2021, following the death of young black Don Wright in a police approach – Photo: Carlos Gonzalez / Star Tribune via Associated Press
In the police approach, Chauvin knelt on the neck of Floyd, already handcuffed, and choked him to death. Arrested on suspicion of using fake $ 20 bill in the market.
Floyd’s death He sparked a wave of protests around the world for racial equality and against police violenceAnd the promotion of the “Black Lives Matter” movement and the debate on racism.
George Floyd repeated “I can’t breathe” 27 times while Chauvin choked him for 9 minutes and 29 seconds.. The former Minneapolis police officer has pleaded not guilty and faces up to 40 years in prison if convicted of the most serious charge.
George Floyd was in police custody when a white police officer killed him – Photo: clone / Facebook
Chauvin’s defense asked the judge who conducted the trial to remove the jury, Claiming they may be affected by the death of Don Wright. But the request was rejected.
“What needs to happen for the police to stop killing people of color?” Asked Ben Krupp, the lawyer for the Floyd family who will represent Wright’s relatives.