Daunte Wright homicide

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In Minneapolis, armed patrol group tries to keep the peace

As protests intensified in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright, a group of black men joined the crowd intent on keeping the peace and preventing protests from escalating into violence. Hundreds of people have gathered outside the heavily guarded Brooklyn Center police station every night since Sunday, when former Officer

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Officer in Black man’s killing: from leader to defendant

In a matter of days, the white police officer who fatally shot a black man in a Minneapolis suburb went from being a respected professional who trained less experienced colleagues and led the department’s union, to a criminal defendant held up by community activists as a symbol of police aggression toward black people. Former Brooklyn

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