Daunte Wright Murder Trial Set

(Hennepin County, MN) -- The former Minnesota police officer accused of killing Daunte Wright is scheduled to go to trial later this year.  

Kim Potter's trial is set for December 6th. Potter and her attorney were informed of the judge's decision in a pretrial hearing Monday in the case against her involving the shooting death of the Black man.  

Prosecutors have charged Potter, who is white, with second-degree manslaughter after body camera video showed she shot and killed Wright during a traffic stop last month in Brooklyn Center.  Her former chief said Potter meant to use her Taser, but instead grabbed her gun.