The chief of police in Brooklyn Center - the suburb where the shooting occurred - said that the officer who killed Wright had accidentally used her handgun instead of her Taser after he refused to go into custody.
Di officer wey dem name as Kim Potter don work for Brooklyn Center Police for 26 years.
A protester confronts police near Minneapolis after the shooting of Daunte Wright. Witness say some pipo throw officers fireworks and bottles wey respond wit tear gas and stun grenades.
The footage shows three officers around a stopped vehicle.
A female officer is then heard yelling "Taser!" Dem see Wright de yenta inside im auto and drive away, while di same officer say "I just shoot am". Wright drove a short distance away before crashing his vehicle and succumbing to the gunshot wound.
"This was an accidental discharge that resulted in a tragic death of Mr Wright", the chief said.
The officer, who has not been identified, has been placed on administrative leave.
Tim Walz, Minnesota's governor, said on Twitter, "I am closely monitoring the situation in Brooklyn Center..."
"Our hearts dey heavy right now, we dey in pain right now".
For a second night protesters gathered outside Brooklyn Center Police Department
Angry protests gada for Brooklyn Center on Sunday night as news of Wright death begin spread.
Shortly before 9:00 pm local time (12pm AEST Tuesday), almost two hours after the curfew went into effect, dozens of protesters continued to wave signs and chant slogans in front of the police station in Brooklyn Center, where Sunday's killing occurred.
The Oregonian newspaper, citing reporters at the scene, reported that a crowd swelled to at least 200 outside the building that houses law enforcement agencies. Another curfew dey in place from 19:00 to 06:00 local time across the two cities.
His family have rejected that suggestion and his half-brother, Dallas Wright, told a vigil on Monday: "My brother lost his life because they were trigger happy".
© Associated Press Daunte Wright's mother said her heart was "broken in a thousand pieces". "I miss am well well ". "Because of one mistake?"
Demonstrators taunted police through newly-erected wire fencing around the station, and carried signs saying "Jail all racist killer cops", "Am I next?" and "No justice, no peace".
Oga Chauvin wey video show as im dey kneel on Floyd neck for more than nine minutes during di arrest operation for Minneapolis last May.
Mr Wright was stopped by police about 10 miles from where Mr Floyd died during an arrest in Minneapolis previous year.