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Caleb Livingston, 19 (pictured), died on Sunday, more than three years after being shot in the head at a gas station by Daunte Wright and left disabled for life aged 16

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Victim of Daunte Wright, who was left paralyzed, dies 18 months after her attacker was killed by a Minneapolis cop.

Caleb Livingston, 19, died on Sunday, more than three years after being shot in the head at a gas station by Wright and left disabled for life at the age of 16.

He was diagnosed with a condition known as Unresponsive Awakening Syndrome, which left him unable to walk, talk or care for himself.

Family attorney Mike Padden told Fox News they would “amend our complaint to note that the case was a matter of wrongful death as opposed to bodily harm.”

“It is clear that Caleb’s tragic death was caused by the criminal conduct of Daunte Wright,” the attorney said.

His mother, Jennifer LeMay, said her son’s death “hit a lot” and that her son’s tragedy “affected the whole family”.

Wright was killed by former cop Kim Potter in April 2021 after he was arrested and ultimately shot at the age of 20 during a failed traffic stop.

The fatal police-involved shooting had sparked angry protests for several days in suburban Minneapolis and more than $1 million was raised in a GoFundMe for him – which baby mum is now suing her parents for.

Potter threatened to give her a stun gun, but she ended up pulling out her gun. She was convicted of manslaughter in December and sentenced to 16 months.

Caleb Livingston, 19 (pictured), died on Sunday, more than three years after being shot in the head at a gas station by Daunte Wright and left disabled for life aged 16

Caleb Livingston, 19 (pictured), died on Sunday, more than three years after being shot in the head at a gas station by Daunte Wright and left disabled for life aged 16

Wright was killed by former cop Kim Potter in April 2021 after he was arrested and ultimately shot at the age of 20 during a botched traffic stop.

Wright was killed by former cop Kim Potter in April 2021 after he was arrested and ultimately shot at the age of 20 during a botched traffic stop.

More than six months after Wright shot his former friend, he has been charged by Osseo police with pointing a gun at a woman’s head and suffocating her during an armed robbery.

Another man, Joshua Hodges, said Wright was at the crime scene when he was shot in the leg. Afterwards, the assailant and Wright took off with his car.

Wright’s attorney called it a “character assassination”.

Through court records and interviews with victims, DailyMail.com exclusively reported in December that Wright led a life of crime and violence before his death.

‘He’s an evil human being. Worse than a monster, a waste of space on earth,’ Jennifer LeMay told DailyMail.com in an exclusive interview.

A lawsuit filed on behalf of her son in May 2021 describes the fateful events that unfolded outside a Full Stop convenience store and gas station on May 14, 2019.

The documents said Wright “discharged a firearm at Caleb, hitting him with a single bullet to the head, causing severe, disabling and permanent injuries.”

Doctors told his mother he had a slim chance of surviving for the next 24 to 36 hours, but the teenager miraculously survived after spending nearly seven months in hospital.

According to LeMay, Wright shot Caleb in the frontal part of his head, with a bullet ripping through the other side of his skull, where it is still lodged.

“Daunte shot my son and left him to die,” she said at the time. “While in hospital, Caleb nearly died six times from his injuries.”

He was diagnosed with a condition known as Unresponsive Awakening Syndrome, which left him unable to walk, talk or care for himself.

He was diagnosed with a condition known as Unresponsive Awakening Syndrome, which left him unable to walk, talk or care for himself.

His mother, Jennifer LeMay, said her son's death

His mother, Jennifer LeMay, said her son’s death “hit a lot” and that her son’s tragedy “affected the whole family”. Family attorney Mike Padden also said he would “amend our complaint to note that the case was a matter of wrongful death as opposed to bodily harm.”

Caleb before filming

LeMay (pictured) told DailyMail.com that her son was good friends with Wright at one point.  She believes Wright shot Caleb in revenge after the two got into a physical altercation days earlier.

LeMay told DailyMail.com that her son was good friends with Wright at one point. She believes Wright shot Caleb in revenge after the two got into a physical altercation days earlier. (photo: Caleb before the shooting)

LeMay said the two boys were good friends at one point and Caleb had his first slumber party at Wright’s when he was 13.

“The youngest Daunte I knew, I thought he was a very good boy. I never saw any red flags,” she said.

The couple eventually separated after Caleb and his mother moved to the Chicago area in 2018.

“Caleb was still in contact with his friend in Minneapolis. That’s when I started hearing things from my son about Daunte,” LeMay said. “He was running away from home and on one occasion he even spat on his father.”

Months later, Caleb returned to Minneapolis to visit family members and was at the local gas station when Wright shot him in the head.

LeMay said he heard people in the area say that Daunte admitted to friends he had and only wanted to scare Caleb, but the gun “accidentally” fired.

I don’t think you can accidentally shoot someone. I’m not buying it,” the mother said at the time.

LeMay also said she later learned that a few days prior the two men had a physical argument and that Caleb got the better of Daunte, leading her to believe the shooting was motivated by revenge.

Her son is now suffering from head trauma and respiratory arrest, and is tied to a wheelchair. He cannot speak or walk, and has limited movement in his limbs.

Wright had several run-ins with the law before his death, and LeMay said

Wright had several run-ins with the law before his death, and LeMay said

Wright had several run-ins with the law before his death and LeMay said “he was either going to go to jail or kill somebody or be killed”

‘Caleb needs 24/7/365 care, he cannot eat, dress or do anything by himself. It requires constant attention,” LeMay said.

“He has to be lifted in and out of bed in his wheelchair. He has a service dog, a 12-year-old pit bull terrier named Ciroc, who stays by his side most of the time.

“He is going to be 19 in a few weeks, he should go out and have a good time, instead he is tied to his bed and wheelchair.

“He will never date, he will never be able to have kids, drive a car, or most likely tell us he loves us again,” she said in tears.

“Daunte changed not only Caleb’s life, but everyone around him,” added LeMay.

Wright was never arrested or charged with shooting Caleb.

Before Wright was killed, she said the local police department told her they had no witnesses as to who shot her son.

LeMay was convinced after Wright’s death that her son would never get justice and said she was “crazy as hell”.

Wright was shot by former cop Kim Potter, who has since been convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 16 months

Wright was shot by former cop Kim Potter, who has since been convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 16 months

“I have mixed emotions about his death, part of me is glad to know he can never hurt anyone again like he did to my son and others.

“But then the other side is furious. When Kim Potter killed him, she pulled out all the stops to hold him criminally responsible for what he did.

“Now there will never be justice for my child, my son does not deserve this type of life,” she said in December.

She continued, “Daunte lived a lifestyle that didn’t last long. He was either going to be imprisoned, or kill someone, or be killed. His actions and behavior were inexcusable on every level.

“You live by the sword, you will die by the sword. How many more lives did he have to destroy? Karma is ab***h, isn’t it? she added.

LeMay, however, admitted that she felt sorry for the young man’s family because they lost their child.

“But at least Daunte was able to give them a son to perpetuate his generation, something I will never know from mine,” she added.

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