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Police in the Minneapolis suburb where a 20-year-old Black man, Daunte Wright, was fatally shot Sunday afternoon at a traffic stop said Monday the officer involved in the incident intended to fire a taser instead of a gun.

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“This appears to me, from what I viewed and the officer’s reaction in distress immediately after, that this was an accidental discharge,” Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon said at a news conference.

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