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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 22: People demonstrate outside the Hennepin County Government Center on December 22, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter was just sentenced to two years for the killing of Daunte Wright.

A Minnesota jury found Kim Potter, 49, guilty late last year of first- and second-degree manslaughter in the April shooting in Brooklyn Center. The former police officer killed the 20-year-old during a traffic-stop-turned-arrest outside Minneapolis when she was believed to have pulled out a taser instead of her gun.

The ex-cop received a sentence of 24 months Friday in an MN courtroom. However, not all of that time will be served behind bars.

Potter is expected to serve 16 months in prison and a third of her sentence on supervised release. On top of that, she’ll have to pay a $1,000 fine. The sentence is significantly less than the seven years prosecutors suggested.

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