The former Minnesota police officer who fatally shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright made her first court appearance Thursday afternoon in a brief, remote hearing that was held on Zoom — only speaking when asked by the judge if she was there.
Kim Potter, who is charged with manslaughter, fleetingly appeared on camera during the short hearing and wore a dark, checkered button-down shirt. Her lawyer, Earl Gray, spoke on her behalf and waived a reading of the complaint against her.
The former cop was ordered to appear in court again on May 17 and will remain free on $100,000 pending trial, Judge Paul Scoggin ordered.
Potter will also be barred from handling firearms, ammunition and explosives while she’s free on bail, Scoggin said in the hearing.
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SOURCE: New York Post, Ben Feuerherd