WATCH LIVE: Minnesota officer who said she mistook gun for Taser convicted of 2 manslaughter counts
MINNAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota officer who said she mistook gun for Taser is convicted of 2 manslaughter counts in killing of Daunte Wright.
THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. tHE ORIGINAL STORY IS AS FOLLOWS:
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The jury reached a "trial outcome" Thursday in the manslaughter trial of suburban Minneapolis police officer Kim Potter, who shot and killed Black motorist Daunte Wright after she says she mistook her gun for her Taser.
Court spokesman Nik Nadeau said he did not know whether the notice of a "trial outcome" published on a state court website meant that verdicts had been reached. During the jury’s second day of deliberations, it asked Judge Regina Chu how to proceed if jury members were having difficulty agreeing, and she instructed them to keep talking.
The jury began deliberations on Monday. The outcome will be read in court between 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
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