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Protests Grow In Minnesota And Around U.S. Over Death of Daunte Wright

Police clashed with protesters for a second night in Brooklyn Center, Minn., as outrage spread across the U.S. over Wright's death at the hands of an officer who meant to use her Taser, officials say.
Hundreds gathered before the 7 p.m. curfew outside the Brooklyn Center police station to mourn and protest the death of 20-year-old Black man Daunte Wright. Source: Kerem Yucel

Protests spread across the country Monday night after police officials in Brooklyn Center, Minn., said they believed that the officer who shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright had intended to use her Taser but accidentally fired her handgun instead.

Even as a cold drizzle fell in Minnesota, hundreds turned out for a memorial protest at the police department in Brooklyn Center, a few miles from the scene of Wright's death, despite a 7

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