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Minnesota metropolis council provides mayor declare over police after shooting

(Reuters) -The mayor of Brooklyn Center, the Minnesota metropolis the keep a police officer shot and killed a Dark motorist on Sunday, talked about the metropolis council handed a motion to present declare authority over the police department to the mayor’s office after the shooting.

“On the kind of anxious time, this might per chance moreover streamline issues and keep a series of declare and management,” Mayor Mike Elliott wrote on Twitter.

At a news conference, the mayor had earlier talked about the officer who shot and killed 20-Twelve months-worn Daunte Wright after a traffic terminate will absorb to be relieved of her tasks. The officer has been placed on administrative stir away, Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon talked about.

Reporting by Maria Caspani; Editing by Chris Reese and Dan Grebler

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