Kim Porter, the police The man who shot Daunte Wright last SundayAfter a protest wave swept through, an unarmed 20-year-old black man resigned.
“I love every minute of being a police officer and serving this community, but I think this is the best for the community, the department and my colleagues Officer if I resign immediately,” Porter said, according to Washington post.
Brooklyn Center (Minnesota) Mayor Mike Elliott also announced on Tuesday that the town’s police chief Tim Gannon (Tim Gannon) Also submitted his resignation.
“As of this morning, we have received a letter of resignation from Agent Kim Porter. Most importantly, We also received a letter of resignation from the chief of police“Elliott said at a press conference last Sunday.
As the same police chief said last Monday, the policeman who shot and killed Wright Want to use the stun gun called “Taser” In order to make him immobile, he was confused and fired with a gun.
“This is an The accidental electric discharge led to the tragic death of Mr. Wright“The head of the Brooklyn Center Police Department, a city with 30,000 residents in the northwest of Minneapolis where the incident occurred, said Ganno, the head of the police station.
At a press conference on Monday, a video of the event showed how Three officers approaching Wright’s carOne of them tried to handcuff him, but Wright refused and started the fight. Then the police drew his gun and yelled: “Taser! Taser! Taser!”
Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said he hopes to complete the review “Comprehensive but accelerated” According to local media reports, the case is no later than Wednesday’s criminal charges.
Daunte Wright is dead A delicate moment in Minneapolis, Was tried in the hands of police officer Derek Chauvin for the death of African American George Floyd (George Floyd).
That death triggered a wave of protests across the country at the time.Wright’s death Provoked protests for two consecutive days And Brooklyn Center.