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Body Cam video released: Brooklyn Park Police Chief believes officer meant to use Taser and not handgun

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. – The police chief in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop said Monday that he believes the officer who fired intended to use a Taser, not a handgun. Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon described the shooting as “an accidental discharge.” The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension was investigating….