Minnesota officer involved in fatal police shooting identified

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has identified the officer who discharged her firearm during an officer involved shooting incident that occurred on Sunday, April 11, in Brooklyn Center.

​Officer Kim Potter has been with the Brooklyn Center Police Department for 26 years. She is on standard administrative leave.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner Monday evening confirmed the identity of the man who died during the incident as Daunte Demetrius Wright, 20, of Minneapolis. Wright died of a gunshot wound.

The BCA investigation of the incident is ongoing.