Daunte Wright Shooting Rocks Minneapolis During Derek Chauvin Trial : Consider This from NPR There have been nightly protests in Brooklyn Center, Minn., following Sunday's killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, who was shot by former police officer Kim Potter.

Police officials have said Wright's death resulted from an "accidental discharge," saying Potter mistook her handgun for her Taser.

State Rep. Esther Agbaje tells NPR the city has been living in "a continuous state of trauma."

NPR's Adrian Florido has been covering the trial of former Minneapolis police Derek Chauvin, which is taking place just miles from where Wright was killed. Wednesday was the second day for the defense to call witnesses in Chauvin's trial.

In participating regions, you'll also hear from local journalists about what's happening in your community.

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Minneapolis Lives In 'A State Of Continuous Trauma' After Another Police Killing

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Minneapolis Lives In 'A State Of Continuous Trauma' After Another Police Killing

Minneapolis Lives In 'A State Of Continuous Trauma' After Another Police Killing

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People gather around a sculpture of a raised fist during a vigil for Daunte Wright on Monday in Brooklyn Center, Minn. Wright was shot and killed Sunday by Brooklyn Center police during a traffic stop. The fist sculpture first appeared over the summer at the memorial for George Floyd. The artist Jordan Powell-Karis brought it to the site where Wright was killed. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images hide caption

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People gather around a sculpture of a raised fist during a vigil for Daunte Wright on Monday in Brooklyn Center, Minn. Wright was shot and killed Sunday by Brooklyn Center police during a traffic stop. The fist sculpture first appeared over the summer at the memorial for George Floyd. The artist Jordan Powell-Karis brought it to the site where Wright was killed.

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There have been nightly protests in Brooklyn Center, Minn., following Sunday's killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, who was shot by former police officer Kim Potter.

Police officials have said Wright's death resulted from an "accidental discharge," saying Potter mistook her handgun for her Taser.

State Rep. Esther Agbaje tells NPR the city has been living in "a continuous state of trauma."

NPR's Adrian Florido has been covering the trial of former Minneapolis police Derek Chauvin, which is taking place just miles from where Wright was killed. Wednesday was the second day for the defense to call witnesses in Chauvin's trial.

In participating regions, you'll also hear from local journalists about what's happening in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brent Baughman, Brianna Scott and Lee Hale. It was edited by Sami Yenigun with help from Wynne Davis. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.