Killed by Police, Amir Locke’s Funeral Draws Hundreds [Photos]

Minneapolis, MN – The funeral for 22-year-old Amir Locke was held two weeks after he was killed by Minneapolis Police Officer Mark Hanneman during the execution of a no-knock warrant. Elected officials and a high-profile reverend joined hundreds at Shiloh Temple International Ministries in North Minneapolis on February 17, 2022 to pay their respects to the deceased.
February 17, 2022, Minneapolis, MN: Someone prays outside of the hearse containing the casket with Amir Locke in it before the funeral at Shiloh Temple.
February 17, 2022, Minneapolis, MN: Andre Locke, the father of Amir Locke walks into Shiloh Temple with members of his family before the start of the funeral.
February 17, 2022, Minneapolis, MN: The casket containing Amir Locke is loaded into the hearse outside of Shiloh Temple.

Below is a brief look at a few of the participants and speakers during the funeral.

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter were in attendance. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, and Amelia Huffman, the Interim Police Chief of the Minneapolis Police Department, were not invited.


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