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Amir Locke’s funeral set for Thursday

Rev. Al Sharpton, who also spoke at the funerals of both George Floyd and Daunte Wright, will give remarks, as well as Locke's family and their attorney, Ben Crump.

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Amir Locke's mother Karen Wells, center, along with his father Andre Locke Sr., left, and dozens of relatives of Minnesotans who died in deadly force encounters with police gather at the Capitol on Thursday, Fe. 10, 2022, to stump for ending 'no-knock' search warrants.
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MINNEAPOLIS -- The family of Amir Locke announced the 22-year-old’s funeral will be Thursday at the Shiloh Temple International Ministries in Minneapolis, a landmark Black-led congregation on West Broadway Avenue that has hosted final rites for Jamar Clark, Daunte Wright, Barway Collins and Aniya Allen.

Rev. Al Sharpton, who also spoke at the funerals of both George Floyd and Daunte Wright, will give remarks, as well as Locke's family and their attorney, Ben Crump.

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Amir Locke
Courtesy of the Locke family via Jeff Storms

The family has scheduled a visitation for 10 a.m., with the funeral scheduled to begin at 11.

Locke was fatally shot on Feb. 2 while Minneapolis police serving a search warrant burst into a high-rise downtown apartment. Locke was not named in the warrant.

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