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Bodycam footage of Daunte Wright shooting released

Brooklyn Center Police have released bodycam footage showing the moment Daunte Wright was shot by a police officer during a traffic stop in Minnesota. Police chief Tim Gannon said he believes the officer accidently drew her handgun instead of a taser in the encounter with Wright. A warning, this video is very graphic, and you may find it disturbing.

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Reporters get heated with mayor and police chief

Reporters press Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, officials over the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright who was fatally killed by a female police officer during a traffic stop.

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Chauvin's defense team has slender reed to cling to

As dramatic as the evidence has been in the ongoing trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who pleaded not guilty to charges of manslaughter, second-degree murder and third-degree murder in the death of George Floyd, the case could ultimately come down to cold, hard science. While Chauvin's defense team has argued that his actions did not medically cause Floyd's death, the prosecution thus far has cut through the noise and the medical jargon to make a compelling -- though not quite ironclad -- case arguing that Chauvin is, indeed, legally responsible for Floyd's death.

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Chauvin trial holds mirror up to police training

Most of the millions of people who have seen the awful video of the death of George Floyd under the knee of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin interpret that event as a murder. Under our democratic model of justice, validating this interpretation, even if it is held by millions, is difficult. It should be. It must be. An accused person is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. This is foundational to a free society, and our adversarial system of trial is intended to promote the sacred presumption of innocence.

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