St. Thomas law professor on what to expect at Kim Potter's sentencing

Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter will return to a Hennepin County courtroom Friday morning to be sentenced for the April 2021 traffic stop shooting death of an unarmed Black motorist. A jury in December found Potter guilty of two counts of manslaughter, in the first and second degree, for killing Daunte Wright.

What to know about Kim Potter’s sentencing on Friday

Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter will be sentenced Friday morning almost two months after a jury found her guilty of first-degree and second-degree manslaughter in the April 2021 shooting death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.

Kim Potter's reaction as guilty verdict is read in court

As her lawyers consoled her, former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter doesn't appear to show much emotion as she hears Judge Chu reading the guilty verdict. Potter was found guilty of first-degree and second-degree manslaughter in the deadly traffic stop shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.

Reaction outside courthouse when Kim Potter's guilty verdict was read

The crowd's reaction outside the Hennepin County Government Center when Kim Potter’s manslaughter guilty verdict was read. A Hennepin County jury found former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter guilty of first-degree and second-degree manslaughter in the deadly traffic stop shooting of Daunte Wright. She is now the third police officer to be found guilty on charges related to an on-duty death in the state of Minnesota.