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Minneapolis police chief resigns after shooting by officer

Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor, who said she lost confidence in the chief after last weekend's fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had called 911.

In a statement released Friday, Harteau said: "I've decided I am willing to step aside to let a fresh set of leadership eyes see what more can be done for the MPD to be the very best it can be."

Mayor Betsy Hodges said she asked for the chief's resignation after assessing where the department needs to go.

"I've lost confidence in the Chief's ability to lead us further ... it is clear that she has lost the confidence of the people of...

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