MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- The sentencing hearing is underway Friday morning for the former Brooklyn Center police officer found guilty of manslaughter for killing Daunte Wright.
Kim Potter, 49, said she confused her handgun for her Taser when she shot and killed Wright during a traffic stop last April. Video showed that she shouted "Taser" multiple times before firing a shot into Wright's chest.
HOW TO WATCH: The sentencing began at 9 a.m. Friday. Team coverage is streaming on CBS News Minnesota.
Prosecutors initially outlined aggravating factors in Blakely filings, which would have allowed Potter to serve a higher sentence, but said in court Friday that the presumptive sentence would be appropriate.
"The community also has an interest in rehabilitation, reformation, restoration," said prosecutor Matthew Frank.
The defense said they would seek no prison time.
Before Potter was sentenced on Friday, Wright's family members gave victim impact statements.
Katie Wright, Daunte Wright's mother, gave the first impact statement, saying to Potter: "I'll never be able to forgive you for what you stole from us." She asked Judge Regina Chu to hold Potter to the "highest accountability."
Wright's father Arbuey Wright, said "Daunte meant the world to me."
"She was a police officer longer than my son was alive," Arbuey Wright said, while asking for Chu to apply the maximum sentence to Potter.
"He could light up a whole stadium with his smile and laugh," Diamond Wright, Daunte's sister said at the podium.
Chyna Whitaker, the mother of Daunte's child, gave the last victim impact statement. "Kim Potter took my son's best friend away from him and things haven't been the same since," she said. "I am now a single mother not by choice, by force."
Defense attorney Paul Engh during a 45-minute statement said Potter was "particularly amenable" for probation, as she does not have a record and has no risk of recidivism as she can never be a police officer again. He held up a box of letters Potter has received since she was convicted, and said she has lived a virtuous Catholic life. He also argued that 60% of the time, sentencing guidelines aren't followed for women, because they are too high.
Potter testified during her trial that she "didn't want to hurt anybody" and that she was "sorry it happened." She was later convicted of first- and second-degree manslaughter.
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