Daunte Wright’s Girlfriend Testifies

(Minneapolis, MN) — The girlfriend of the late Daunte Wright is testifying in the trial of the woman charged with killing him. Alayna Albrecht-Payton said he was scared when he was pulled over earlier this year in Minnesota. She said Wright was “gasping” after being shot by then-Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter. She faces charges of first- and second-degree manslaughter. Albrecht-Payton says she performed chest compressions on Wright after he was shot.

Alayna Albrecht-Payton, a passenger in Daunte Wright’s car during a traffic stop testifies as Hennepin County Judge Regina Chu presides over court Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, in the trial of former Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn.