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Northwest's on Lee 24 hour News Station Co. Moh news 1000 FM, 97 7, The parents of Dante right shot and killed in suburban Minneapolis this weekend. It say it should have never escalated the way it did. Here's ABC Sherry Preston Katie Wright says their whole families devastated. We had our hearts pulled out of our chest. He was my baby. She says her son, Dante had called her as he was being pulled over. But she didn't know why. I don't know. I know my son was scared. He's afraid of the police and I just seen and heard the fear in his voice. Police say the officer involved a 26 year veteran of the Brooklyn Center PD mistook her service weapon for her Taser the right say they want her held accountable. Carrie Preston, ABC news activists in Seattle, also calling for accountability. Here's co most Patrick Quinn. With that part of the story. Seattle City Council members got an earful from members of the public. I also spoke with one You Don't professor who told me this week they were actually planning on how to deal with the news of the Derrick Show Vin trial and the verdict coming down the pike and then She says this latest killing in Minnesota. It just amplifies the anguish. The young man was killed Esso. If that's how you measure progress, there hasn't been progress. It's frustrating, and it hurts as new body camera footage comes to light showing a black man with a warrant for arrest killed by a police officer Alexis Harris, sociology professor at the University of Washington. Studying systemic issues behind convictions and sentencing. In part, it's because of the system of monetary sanctions that I study that allow the police access, you know, to control pull over people of color. Many in Seattle, reacting to the latest shooting in Minnesota, former Seattle Seahawk Doug Baldwin, tweeting quote. If you don't know the difference between a Taser and a gun in your hand, then you should not be a police officer. Harris is hopeful the police accountability bills before the state Legislature right now will lead to rapid reform Activists in Seattle put pressure on politicians. There was a shooting just last just yesterday outside of Minneapolis, many during a public comment period called on the Seattle City Council. Divest from the police budget. The police are not the way for public safety. We need to invest in community basic needs and actually developed harm reduction program actually helpful. Some activist suggested rallies will only ramp up with the looming anniversary of George Boyd's death. She had a police said they're staffing up. The University of Washington. Alexis says they're meeting Wednesday to create a plan for students after the verdict in the Derrick showman trial is announced he didn't anticipate another killing happened before that, So you know we're all processing, and it's frustrating and scary. That's cool. Most Patrick Quinn reporting Tennessee High School was closed today and it will be closed tomorrow. This after a shooting left a teenage suspect dead on campus. Police responded to Austin East Magnet High school in Knoxville yesterday to find an arm student refusing to come out of a restroom. Suspect shot at officers hitting one before police returned fire, killing the boy. Your money at 20 and 50 past the hour on Co Moh news with your propel insurance money Update. Here's Jim. Chess Go. Stocks ended mixed today, with technology shares doing pretty well, but blue chips lagging. The S and P. 500 rose 13 points enough.