The City of Brooklyn Center, a suburb of Minneapolis, has settled with a family for the wrongful death of their loved one at the hands of one of the town’s police officers. In addition to monetary compensation, the settlement includes training reforms to prevent such tragedies in the future.
On Tuesday, June 21, the municipality with approximately 34,000 residents settled a lawsuit filed by the family of Daunte Wright, a man fatally shot by former officer Kim Potter on April 11, 2021. The settlement amount is $3.2 million, the Daily News reports.