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Police officer Kim Potter, Chief Tom Gannon resign after Daunte Wright shooting

The police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb and the city’s chief of police resigned Tuesday.

Officer Kim Potter and Police Chief Tim Gannon both resigned two days after the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center. Potter, a 26-year veteran, had been on administrative leave following Sunday’s shooting.

Gannon has said he believed Potter mistakenly grabbed her gun when she was going for her Taser.

Activists and some residents say Wright was racially profiled, and his death has caused protests to break out. Wednesday makes three days of clashes between police and protesters.