Minneapolis Lives In ‘A State Of Continuous Trauma’ After Another Police Killing

There have been nightly protests in Brooklyn Center, Minn., following Sunday’s killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, who was shot by former police officer Kim Potter.

Police officials have said Wright’s death resulted from an “accidental discharge,” saying Potter mistook her handgun for her Taser.

State Rep. Esther Agbaje tells NPR the city has been living in “a continuous state of trauma.”

NPR’s Adrian Florido has been covering the trial of former Minneapolis police Derek Chauvin, which is taking place just miles from where Wright was killed. Wednesday was the second day for the defense to call witnesses in Chauvin’s trial.

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