Ex-police officer ‘who mistakenly fired gun instead of Taser’ in fatal shooting is found guilty of manslaughter

A former US police officer who said she mistakenly fired her gun instead of her Taser in the fatal shooting of a man has been found guilty of manslaughter.

Kimberly Potter was convicted over the death of 20-year-old motorist Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April in Brooklyn Center, a suburb of Minneapolis.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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