On Monday, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota Mayor Mike Elliott said that city manager Curt Boganey would be terminated "effective immediately" following a disastrous press conference in which he refused to clarify whether the police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright should remain on the force.
"I will continue to work my hardest to ensure good leadership at all levels of our city government," stated Elliott in a tweet announcing the decision.
After Brooklyn Center, MN, City Manager Curt Boganey says officer who shot Daunte Wright will get “due process.”… https://t.co/UzimQFd9UD— The Recount (@The Recount)1618248539.0
Brooklyn Center's mayor says city manager Curt Boganey has been fired. Boganey is the one who, at a news conferenc… https://t.co/ZUmdLjDItU— Theo Keith (@Theo Keith)1618267350.0
Police allege that the killing of Wright, who was allegedly stopped for an expired license plate, was an accident, as the officer fired her gun when she instead meant to fire her taser.
The Hennepin County medical examiner has ruled Wright's death a homicide.
Medical examiner report released for #DaunteWright. @WCCO https://t.co/mR4A3yVBzp— Nick Streiff (@Nick Streiff)1618268499.0