Daunte Wright's funeral set for next week; Minneapolis prepares for closing arguments in Chauvin trial

The funeral for Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old Black man who was shot and killed by Brooklyn Center police during a traffic stop last week, will be held next week in Minneapolis, where the city is preparing for jury deliberations in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, charged with murder in the death of George Floyd. 

This afternoon MPR News update for Friday, April 16, 2021, was hosted by Marcheta Fornoff.

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