Hundreds gathered to remember Daunte Wright Thursday, 11 days after the young Black man was shot by police during a traffic stop and two days after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder in George Floyd's death.
HE HASN’T PUBLICLYANNOUNCED HIS INTENTIONS WITHTHE BILL.FUNERAL SERVICES BEGAN THISAFTERNOON FOR 20-YEAR-OLD DAUNTEWRIGHT.HE WAS SHOT BY FORMER POLICEOFFICER KIM POTTER DURING ATRAFFIC STOP IN BROOKLYN CENTER,MINNESOTTHIS WAS JUST MILES AWAY FROMWHERE GEORGE FLOYD WAS KILLED.THE HEARSE ARRIVED INMINNEAPOLIS EARLIER THISMORNING.
THE FUNERAL DIRECTOSAID IT’S DIFFICULT TO SEEANOTHER KILLING OF AN UNARMEDBLACK MA"We’ve dealt with Jamar Clark.We’ve dealt with, of course,George Floyd, and now here weare with Daunte Wright.
Not onhave you have a lost, you’reyou’re suffering a loss that wasunnecessary."THE FUNERAL DIRECTOR SAYS WRIGHTWILL BE CREMATED FOLLOWI