According to the police, the policewoman who shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright on the outskirts of Minneapolis in the United States mistakenly used her gun as a taser. According to police chief Tim Gannon (Tim Gannon), her mistake led to the tragic death of black people.
The police have released images of the agents’ body cameras:
It shows what happened after the police pulled Wright on the side of the Brooklyn Center, north of Minneapolis. Wright committed a traffic violation, and the police found an unfinished warrant for his arrest. Wright was placed on the side of his car. When the police officer wants to put on handcuffs, he will separate and get into the car.
Then, a police officer pulled out her gun, hit “taser” several times, and fired bullets at him. When Wright drove away, she said, “I shot.” Wright stopped a few blocks away and was found dead.
Police Chief Gannon made a mistake at the press conference. Gannon said: “When I saw the tape and heard the officer’s voice, I thought she wanted to use a taser on White. She fired a bullet.” He didn’t want to reveal the agent’s name, but said she did. lots of experiences.
After Wright’s death, there was a conflict with the police. For example, an angry crowd gathered in front of the Brooklyn Central Police Station. The police car was destroyed and the stone was thrown. The officer then fired a rubber bullet. At least two people were injured.
The atmosphere in Minneapolis is tense. Wright’s death was about ten miles away from the death of George Floyd last year, after the police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck on his knees for a few minutes. minute. Currently, the lawsuit against Chauvin is ongoing.