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    The mother of Daunte Wright said Tuesday that she was on the phone with her son in the moments before his death.

    Wright, 20, was shot and killed by police in Brooklyn Center, Minn. on Sunday during a traffic stop. The police chief said Monday he believed the officer had been reaching for her Taser but instead pulled her gun and shot the man with a single bullet.

    Katie Wright said her son had called her for advice after police pulled him over. She said they asked him to hang up the phone.

    Wright said she called him back several times and eventually a woman who had been in the car with him picked up the phone.

    “She was crying and screaming and said that they shot him and she turned the phone to the driver seat and my son was laying there unresponsive,” she said.

    Wright’s family spoke on Tuesday alongside lawyer Ben Crump and the family of George Floyd, who came to offer their support as the trial of Derek Chauvin, the officer charged in Floyd’s death, continues in Minneapolis.

    On Tuesday, two days after his death, the officer who shot and killed Wright and the police chief both resigned.

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    In This Story: George Floyd

    George Floyd was an African-American man who died on 25th May 2020 in Powderhorn, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, following police arrest. Video recording by a witness, showing Floyd repeating “Please”, “I can’t breathe”, and “Don’t kill me”, was widely circulated on social media platforms and broadcast by media. The incident led to widespread protests across the United States.

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