Trevor Noah is sounding off on the nation’s “broken policing system” after the death of Daunte Wright, an unarmed 20-year-old Black man who was killed during a traffic stop last weekend in Minnesota.
During last night’s episode of The Daily Show, Noah began with a segment detailing Wright’s death, which took place just miles from the ongoing Derek Chauvin trial, per The Daily Beast.
“You have got to be fucking kidding me,” Noah said after playing footage from news reports about Wright’s shooting and the protests that followed. Police claim the officer who shot Wright was trying to reach for her taser, not her gun. “A man was killed at a traffic stop because a police officer mixed up their gun and their taser?” Noah asked. “Is that even supposed to be a legitimate excuse?