About 200 people march through Philadelphia to protest the deadly shooting by Daunte Wright Police Department in Minnesota.
The crowd gathered at City Hall and strolled through Center City on Tuesday evening. The march proceeded peacefully with no reports of altercations or arrests. Police officers in Philadelphia followed the crowd to keep an eye on the situation.
“Daunte Wright could have been any of us,” Joshua Katamba, one of the protesters, told NBC10. ‘It could have been you. I could have been. He deserved to live. It was an unnecessary death and what happened was so inappropriate. ‘
The protest was one of several to have taken place across the country after Wright’s death on Sunday. The 20-year-old African-American man was shot dead by Officer Kim Potter during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
Both Potter and Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon resigned after camera footage of the incident was released.
Gannon said he believed Potter accidentally grabbed her gun when she went looking for her Taser. She can be heard on her body camera video shouting “Taser! Taser! “More coverage of the shooting, the investigation and national responses can be found here.