23 September 2021
Acting city manager Reggie Edwards confirmed former Brooklyn Center police officer Kimberly Potter will receive her pension since she resigned. See @rilyneischens story from earlier today:
The former Minnesota police officer who shot and killed 20-year-old Black man Daunte Wright is going to face charges. The Washington County Attorney says Kim Potter will face a second-degree manslaughter charge. The shooting happened on Sunday in Brooklyn Center
Strip mall on Humboldt Avenue North near the police station
1st Alarm Apartment Fire - 47xx Welcome Ave. N. - West Metro Fire is on scene of a 3 story apartment building and are reporting a working fire in the building. It is unknown if anyone is inside. Mutual aid is being provided by Golden Valley and Plymouth
47xx Welcome Ave N - Structure fire. Reported to be a six unit building with thick black smoke showing. Golden Valley, West Metro and Plymouth fire responding
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a multi-vehicle crash that shut down Hwy. 169 on the border of Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove early Wednesday morning
More than 60 people were arrested following a third night of protesters clashing with police in Brooklyn Center over the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright
2 am in Minneapolis, and the National Guard is on the move downtown. The city and surrounding area are all currently under curfew Minneapolis NationalGuard
Lines of Minnesota State Troopers pushed the crowd north as they started to clear the area in front of the Brooklyn Center Police station BrooklynCenter Minnesota
Police are dispersing crowds in Brooklyn Center, MN - also kicking press out
A line of press along the concrete barricades as police behind them fire off flash bangs and smoke bombs against a wall of umbrellas outside the station BrooklynCenter
Police back on site at drug store, 54th and Lyndale Ave S for suspicious activity (same site that had a reported "improvise flammable device" last night)
65th & N. Humboldt Ave. is secured by National Guardsmen. The Brooklyn Center Police Dept. is located at 6645 N. Humboldt Ave. All surrounding roadways are secured as well
Crowd control munitions fired off as night fell and the police presence outside the station increased
A Bearcat moves toward the street as police advanced and more crowd control munitions were fired
A 3rd Precinct MPD squad was dispatched to Regions to take the shooting report
MPD Deputy Chief Amelia Huffman reported there were no confirmed reports of looting or business burglaries in Minneapolis as of just after midnight
Some fires have been started in Brooklyn Center
The victim at the hospital in St. Paul said the shooting happening in south Minneapolis, but there was not a more specific location given
Brooklyn Center Tuesday: A crowd of nearly 1,000 marched for the third consecutive day of protests after the police shooting of Daunte Wright
ST. PAUL: A gunshot wound victim just arrived at the hospital, reportedly shot in the hand. No location for the original incident yet
A massive caravan of hundreds of National Guard and unmarked police vehicles just rolled through BrooklynCenter
ST PAUL: *Shots Fired at Officer* - Idaho Ave E & Barclay St - An officer in the area reports their squad car was just struck by gunfire. The officer is uninjured, however the squad car has damage. The suspect was in a small sedan, believed to have fled southbound from the area
Just policemen and soldiers, firing from armored vehicles into crowds they outnumber
St. Paul police are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside an apartment building on the 400 block of Front Ave.
Chaotic scene tonight outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department where it seems the police and military greatly out number protesters. They are shooting from tanks
Shots fired at a police officers patrol vehicle in St. Paul, MN LOCATION: East Idaho Avenue & Barclay Street The officer is not injured, and the suspect fled south in a sedan
Rioters attacking a line of National Guard vehicles
Objects being thrown at the National Guard trucks that are driving through the crowd in front of the Brooklyn Center Police Department Dauntewright
MEDIA AVAILABILITY A Saint Paul Police Department PIO will hold a media availability about the homicide investigation that started today after a woman was found dead on the 400 block of Front Avenue. TIME: 9:50 p.m. LOCATION: 419 Front Ave., Saint Paul, Minn
Fire rig struck by a vehicle at 33rd and Nicollet Ave S. Silver F150 Super Duty. Driver of truck may be injured
Brooklyn Center police chief resigns in wake of Daunte Wright shooting
Brooklyn Center mayor just now said he is asking @GovTimWalz to reassign charging decision in Brooklyn Center police shooting death of Daunte Wright to @AGEllison's office. Ellison's office has also been leading prosecution of Derek Chauvin, 3 others in George Floyd's death
Shortly after Brooklyn Center officer Kim Potter, who shot and killed Daunte Wright, resigned, Mayor Mike Elliott announced Police Chief Tim Gannon has also left the force
5 month ago
"We are working with state and local leaders" to ensure peaceful protest in Minnesota, says @PressSec
Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright during traffic stop resigns.
George Floyd's family and Daunte Wright's family have come together for a news conference outside the courthouse in Minneapolis. Both are represented by attorney Ben Crump
The @MNNationalGuard supported security missions in Brooklyn Center, Minneapolis and St. Paul last night. Just over 2,000 Guardsmen are on duty to assist local authorities in maintaining peace, with more service members coming on duty over the next few days
5 month ago
Amid a large police presence outside Duluth East High School Duluth Police spokespeople say they do not believe there is a threat to student safety
The scene outside Brooklyn Center Police Dept the morning after a 2nd night of protests over the officer-involved shooting of Daunte Wright turned violent: Remnants of dispersals, shattered windows of looted businesses, bottles & bricks, fencing and barricades around the station
Tobacco shop at 46th and Nicollet after last night's looting
Hill and Hall cannot see Floyd on the ground, as their view is blocked by Park Police squad. Early on, Hill said "Damn, he still won't get in the car, just sit down George.He's fighting to get out, what is he doing Now he going to jail
The police officer who shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center Sunday afternoon was identified as Kim Potter by the Minnesota BCA Monday night
Stores in Brooklyn Center and Minneapolis suffered damage following unrest in response to the deadly police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright
Just arriving at Brooklyn Center PD
Law enforcement officials: 40 arrests made during unrest in Brooklyn Center, Minneapolis
ST. PAUL: Help call - 87x Minnehaha Ave. - An officer out with a vehicle being towed reported the owner came out of a residence and was not happy about it. - Requesting backup, which has arrived and they were code 4/under control by 1:43 a.m
This video is a better shot though The Dollar Tree Brooklyn Center
2200 Lyndale Ave. S. Minneapolis - Speedway Gas Station is boarded up & covered in crime scene tape. The noisiest air plane, helicopter or whatever it is, is flying overhead. THIS is the sound that S. Minneapolis residents complain about frequently hearing inside of their homes
Heavy National Guard presence keeping people out of most effected area in Brooklyn Center, Minneapolis
21st and Aldrich Ave S to Bryant, police responded to 8 with masks and gloves. A foot pursuit ensued. A gun has been recovered and shot/s were fired. No word on any injuries at this point
Police and protesters clashing at Brooklyn center Minnesota
Dollar Tree in BC being looted still
Looting at a Dollar Tree located at 6800 N. Humboldt Ave. in BrooklynCenter, just 1 blk from the BCPD station BrooklynCenterMN
Some Brooklyn Center stores are being protected by civilians with firearms. The looters have stayed away from these places BrooklynCenterMN
Dollar Tree has been set on fire by protesters BrooklynCenterMN
This group went through DT and 5th Precinct running red lights. They left the Brooklyn Park police dept, per Hennepin County. Police called them a "lawless group." Now possibly headed to the 3rd Precinct
As curfew takes effect across the Twin Cities metro, dozens of protestors still gathered at the scene of the shooting in Brooklyn Center
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has issued an emergency curfew order, effective at 7 pm BrooklynCenter Minneapolis Minnesota
City manager of @BrklynCenterMN fired, according to the mayor
Hundreds are gathered outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department
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