Daunte Wright's family has reached a $  3.25 million settlement with Brooklyn Center, 미네소타, in his deadly police shooting

The city of Brooklyn Center, 미네소타, has agreed to pay $ 3.25 million to the family of Daunte Wright, a Black man who was killed by police during a traffic stop last year, attorneys for his family said.

The sum is part of a settlement deal the family struck with the city, which also agreed to make changes in its policing policies and training, the Wright family legal team said in a news release.
This settlement will not be finalized until agreement is also reached on substantial and meaningful non-monetary relief,” the attorneys wrote in the news release.
      Changes are expected to include training on police intervention, implicit bias, weapons confusion, de-escalation as well as how to handle situations arising during mental health crises, the attorneys explained.
        CNN has reached out to the city for comment on the settlement.
          라이트, 20, was pulled over April 11, 2021, by former Brooklyn Center police officer 킴 포터 for an expired tag and illegal air freshener, 당국은 말했다. During the stop, police learned Wright had an outstanding warrant; when Potter and a trainee officer attempted to arrest him, Wright tried to drive off. Potter shot and killed Wright, saying she had mistaken her gun for a Taser.
          도공, a 26-year police veteran, 였다 sentenced in to two years in prison in February after she was tried and convicted of first- and second-degree manslaughter.
          Wright’s shooting happened amid the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was convicted of murder in the May 2020 조지 플로이드 살해.
          Following Wright’s killing, dayslong protests erupted in Brooklyn Center, which is just 10 미니애폴리스에서 km — reigniting the scrutiny over the use of force by police against Black Americans
          The settlement in Wright’s case also calls for training related to traffic stops for equipment violations that do not interfere with the safety of the driver, passenger or members of the community, according to family’s attorneys.
          There is no true justice for the Wrights because Daunte is never coming home,” co-counsel Jeff Storms said in the statement. “A guiding principle of our efforts was to strike a balance between holding Brooklyn Center accountable, while not undermining the financial stability of the city or limiting the services it provides.
          Also under the settlement, a permanent memorial for Wright will be built at the existing Daunte Wright Memorial, according to the legal team.
          A demonstrator holds up a portrait of Daunte Wright outside the Hennepin County Government Center during the sentencing hearing for former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter on February 18 미니애폴리스에서, 미네소타.

          Officer said she mistook gun for Taser

          Shortly after Wright’s death, the Brooklyn Center Police Department released video of how the traffic stop unfolded.
          Potter can be heard repeatedly yelling, “Taserbefore she shot Wright with her handgun.
          Holy sh*t! I just shot him,” she said in the video, 첨가, “I grabbed the wrong f**king gun, and I shot him.
          Potter resigned from the police department days after the shooting.
          During trial, Potter said, “I didn’t want to hurt anybody.
          I was very distraught. I just shot somebody. I’m sorry it happened,” she said after a prosecutor asked about her behavior following the shooting. “I’m so sorry.
          Prosecutors arguedaccidentscan be crimes if they happen due torecklessness or culpable negligence.
            Following the conviction, Wright’s mother, Katie Bryant, CNN에 말했다, “Justice would be Daunte being home. Justice would be no more names being yelled in our streets. … But right now, we’re going to accept accountability, and we’re thankful for that.
            Potter is required to serve two-thirds of her two-year sentence in prison, 또는 16 개월, according to state law. With good behavior, she could be eligible for supervised release for the remaining third.

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