The Brooklyn Center Police Department released body camera footage from Sunday afternoon when Daunte Wright, 20, was shot while trying to escape from law enforcement in his car.
The police chief laster released a statement saying that the officer involved in the shooting believed she was firing her taser and not a gun when she shot the suspect. Watch below:
Update: Here is body cam footage showing #DuanteWright trying to escape an arrest & getting shot by a female officer. He ended up crashing into another occupied car & dying. The @BPPD police chief says it appears the officer meant to use a taser but accidentally used her pistol. pic.twitter.com/B0v14RHint
— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) April 12, 2021