Photo of Female Police Officer Who Shot Dead 20-year-old Black Man, Daunte Wright

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ve leave, but would not disclose any further details, citing the active investigation into Wright’s death.

Wright, a 20-year-old Black man was shot and during a traffic stop just before 2 p.m. Sunday in Brooklyn Center, after officer Potter said she mistook her taser for a gun and fired at him. He died about 10 miles from where George Floyd, another black man was killed by a Minneapolis police officer last year.

Following the news of his death, hundreds of people gathered to protest, and after a night of unrest, including looting, the National Guard was called in and a was declared.

President Biden has called for any protests against Wright’s shooting to remain “.”

“There is absolutely justification, none, for looting, no justification for violence. , understandable, and the fact is that, you know, we do know that the anger, pain, and trauma that exists in the Black community in that environment is real, it’s serious and it’s consequential. But it not justify violence and/or looting,” he said.

“And we should listen to Daunte’s mom, who is calling for peace and calm,” he said.