While taking the stand in the murder trial against Chauvin, a former Santa Rosa, California, police officer, Barry Brodd said, "That isn't an incident of deadly force. That's an incident of an accidental death."
The veteran officer resigned a day after she was identified as the officer who fatally shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright on Sunday.
Both teams had postponed their games on Monday following the fatal shooting of Wright, a 20-year-old Black man who was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center on Sunday afternoon.
"I lost my son, he's never coming back," Aubrey Wright said after his 20-year-old son was fatally shot during a traffic stop in Minnesota.
"The pain of George Floyd's shooting is still scarred into our minds and yet history continues to repeat itself because of a rotten and racist institution," Miski Noor said.
Naisha Wright gave an emotional interview to CNN about the killing of her 20-year-old nephew.
The fundraiser for the 20-year-old shot by a Brooklyn Center police officer was set up by a member of his family.
Kim Potter was identified as the officer who fatally shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
Clashes between police and protesters have resulted in the use of tear gas and fireworks. One video shows a plume of smoke coming out of a ransacked Dollar Tree store.
One video shared to Twitter showed a protester scaling a fence and pelting an officer with stones.
"Peaceful protest? Understandable," the president said.
"We cannot afford to make mistakes that lead to the loss of life of other people and in our profession," Elliott said during a press conference. "And so I do fully support releasing the officer of her duties."
After watching body camera videos, attendees at a Brooklyn Center Police conference can be heard asking the department's chief, "Oh my God, you're telling me that wasn't enough to terminate this officer?"
Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott said Minnesota Governor Tim Waltz has also spoken with him to offer his support in the wake of the police shooting that occurred Sunday.
Wright was reportedly shot after he re-entered his vehicle as officers attempted to apprehend him.
""This decision is being made out of an abundance of caution following the officer-involved shooting that took place in Brooklyn Center earlier today and not knowing what will unfold overnight in our community." Brooklyn Center Community Schools wrote in a statement on Sunday.
Katie Wright, the mother of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, said she heard a scuffle before he was fatally shot.
Protests erupted in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center after police fatally shot the 20-year-old.
Wright, 20, was shot by police on Sunday afternoon at around 1:50 p.m. after being pulled over for a traffic stop. He then re-entered his car and drove a few blocks before crashing the vehicle.
The police shooting of Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, has set off protests in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center.
Wright was shot by an officer in Brooklyn Center on Sunday afternoon after his vehicle was pulled over.
Protests erupted in the Minneapolis suburb after 20-year-old Wright was shot dead during a traffic stop on April 11.
Mayor Mike Elliott said the curfew would be in place until the early hours of Monday morning as protests flared.
His family say that the 20-year-old man was shot by police after being pulled over for a traffic stop. He then got back in the car and crashed several blocks away.
"Give this family strength that they can bear the recurring sight of seeing their brother with a knee on his neck," the Reverend Al Sharpton said.
Omar said the Minneapolis community is on "edge" that Chauvin may be found not guilty by the jury.
"First of all, pulling him down to the ground face down and putting your knee on the neck for that amount of time is just uncalled for," the top-ranking police officer in the department's homicide unit testified on Friday.
Protesters in Minneapolis left a coffin outside the courthouse where former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin is being tried in the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd.
"My hope is that the world gets to see that right here in Minnesota, our criminal justice system works; that right here in Minnesota, we can hold someone accountable," Carter said. "My hope is that this trial marks a turning point in which we as a country choose a different path."
"We will see the same old racist defense for police violence: the big, bad Black man who resisted arrest and caused his own death," the author said about comments made by Chauvin's attorney Eric Nelson in his opening statement.