BCA Identifies Officer in Brooklyn Center Shooting Incident
Brooklyn Center Police Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting Identified
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has identified the officer who discharged her firearm during Sunday’s officer-involved shooting in Brooklyn Center.
Officer Kim Potter has been with the Brooklyn Center Police Department for 26 years. She is on standard administrative leave. Further personnel data are not public from the BCA under Minnesota law during an active investigation.
Potter has served with the Brooklyn Center police force since 1995.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner earlier this evening confirmed the identity of the man who died during the incident as Daunte Demetrius Wright, 20, of Minneapolis. Wright died of a gunshot wound.
The BCA investigation of the incident is ongoing.
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