The American policewoman who shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright in the suburbs of Minneapolis has resigned. The Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Cannon did the same.
The 48-year-old official wrote in a statement, “If I resign immediately, it is in the best interests of the community, the department and my colleagues”. She has been suspended.
Mayor Mike Elliott expressed appreciation for the agent’s decision, but said he did not ask for it. Eliot said he was not sure whether she would resign because she heard that she would be fired soon.
“Hope the community is peaceful”
He hopes that her resignation will “bring some peace to the community,” but he also said: “We must ensure that justice is universal. Daunte Wright is worth it, and his family is worth it.”
Wright was shot on Sunday after being parked in a car for violating traffic laws. There seems to be an arrest warrant for him. When the police tried to arrest him, he ran away and was shot.The officer thought she was Used her electric shock weapon Instead of her guns. According to the chief of police, her mistake led to the tragic death of black people.
The police have released images of the agents’ body cameras
Police Chief Gannon called this a mistake. “When I saw the image and heard the voice of the officer, I believed they were her Taser In Wright. Instead, she fired a bullet,” Gannon said.
Wright’s death resulted in Turbulence and destruction Last May, George Floyd was killed in police brutality in and around Minneapolis. The mayor said the new police leadership is committed to working with community leaders and protesters. He said: “We hope to open this page.”