Kim Potter charged with manslaughter in Daunte Wright Shooting, Jay Z endorses NYC mayoral candidate, and more in The Daily Rundown.
Officer Kim Potter To Be Charged With Manslaughter In Daunte Wright Shooting
Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter will be charged with second-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of Daunte Wright, the New York Times reports. Potter shot Wright during a traffic stop Sunday. Brooklyn Center police chief Tim Gannon, who has since resigned, said that the shooting was accidental and that Potter meant to reach for her taser, but fired a gun instead. Potter submitted her resignation Tuesday, but it has yet to be accepted by Brooklyn Center's Mayor Mike Elliot.
Bobby Brown Suspects Nick Gordon Killed Bobbi Kristina, Whitney Houston
In an interview with "Red Table Talk," New Edition singer Bobby Brown said he believes Nick Gordon, the deceased fiancé of his late daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, was responsible for her death as well as Whitney Houston's death. "He was the only one there with both situations — with my ex-wife and with my daughter and they both died the same way," said Brown during the interview. He also discussed the recent passing of his son, Bobby Brown Jr., and the role that his own drug use played in the fate of his deceased children.
Expert Medical Witness Says George Floyd's Heart Disease Resulted In Cardiac Arrhythmia During Arrest
As the defense in the George Floyd murder trial continues to build a case that Floyd's drug use and underlying health conditions resulted in his death, medical expert Dr. David Fowler testified Wednesday that heart disease was a contributing factor. According to CBS News, Fowler said that he believes Floyd died due to sudden cardiac arrhythmia and the fact that he was subdued by police. He went on to say that the victim's ingestion of methamphetamine and fentanyl, being exposed to vehicle exhaust, possible carbon monoxide poisoning, and a tumor in Floyd's pelvis were all contributing factors. "All of those combined to cause Mr. Floyd's death," said Fowler.
Jay Z, Diddy, Nas Endorse Ray McGuire For New York City Mayor
Iconic New York rappers Shawn "Jay Z" Carter, Sean "Diddy" Combs, and Nasir "Nas" Jones have all thrown their support behind Ray McGuire in his candidacy for mayor of New York City.
"This city is broken and I haven't heard anyone say anything about it," said Jones in an endorsement video for McGuire's campaign. "Everything he's saying is everything I want to hear.
McGuire, a former executive at Citigroup, announced plans to run back in October.