Juror: Kim Potter Made Mistake But Was Still Responsible

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But the jury generally thought that Potter should have known she was holding a pistol and not a stun gun given her years of police experience. So did Kim Potter’s.”The juror said that at times deliberations grew heated and discussions went in circles. The juror rejected their argument that Wright caused his own death by resisting.“We did talk about Daunte’s actions, but we as a jury did a really good job of separating his actions from Kim Potter’s actions,” the juror said. “Daunte’s actions clearly had consequences. I don’t think anyone felt she wanted to kill anybody that day. ... We felt like she was a good person, we felt she made a mistake, and that a mistake does not absolve you from the fact she did commit a crime.“Being a good person doesn’t mean you’re above the law.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A member of the jury that convicted Minnesota police officer Kim Potter of manslaughter in the killing of Daunte Wright says jurors felt she made an honest mistake when she drew her firearm instead of her stun gun, but that she was still responsible for his death.

The juror spoke with KARE-TV reporter Lou Raguse on the condition of anonymity due to what the...

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