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US police officer Kim Potter and police chief both resign after black man fatally shot ‘by mistake’

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A police officer who “mistakenly” fatally shot a black American two days ago has resigned, along with the police chief in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.

Daunte Wright, a 20-year old black man, struggled with police after a traffic stop before being shot dead by Kim Potter, a 26-year veteran of the police force.

Mayor Mike Elliott told reporters they resigned after the city council passed a resolution to dismiss Ms Potter and police chief Tim Gannon.



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