Former Minnesota Cop Charged in Shooting of Black Motorist

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Minnesota have arrested. Kim potter the former brooklyn center police officer who shot and killed twenty year old dante right on sunday. Npr's martin kasey has more from minneapolis. Minnesota's bureau of criminal apprehension which investigates police shootings says potter will face second degree manslaughter charges. The officer shot the young black man during a struggle with police after a traffic. Stop in her body camera video. She can be heard yelling taser right before. She shoots him with her firearm on monday. Her police chief called the shooting accidental and tragic. The chief later resigned from the department as did potter the case has triggered protests and clashes with riot police in the minneapolis suburb of brooklyn center and has increased fears of wide rest as the trial of former minneapolis officer. Derek chauvin is just days from going to the jury

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