(Brooklyn Center, MN) — The former Minnesota police officer accused of killing Daunte Wright is considering several defense options. Kimberly Potter’s lawyers filed a notice of defense this week with four different scenarios. The defenses are Innocent Accident, Innocent Mistake, her perceived use of a Taser was reasonable, and lack of causation. Potter, a former Brooklyn Center officer who is charged with first-degree and second-degree manslaughter, will be tried on November 30th.
Ex-Officer Offers Possible Defenses In Daunte Wright Killing
By Ashley Hanley|2021-10-18T05:39:31-05:00October 18th, 2021|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!