(MINNEAPOLIS) — Family and friends of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man shot dead by a Minnesota police officer on April 11, will gather on Thursday for his funeral.

Wright, who leaves behind a 2-year-old son, was shot and killed by a Brooklyn Center police officer during an afternoon traffic stop.

The officer claimed she mistook her gun for a Taser. The officer resigned from the department and on April 14 she was charged with second-degree manslaughter.

The service at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Minneapolis is set to begin at 1 p.m. ET.

Here is how the news is developing. Check back for updates.

Apr 22, 1:26 pm
Minnesota politicians arrive

Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are joining Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar at the funeral.

“Nothing can bring Daunte back to his loved ones,” Walz tweeted Thursday. “But we will continue working to enact meaningful, lasting police accountability and reform.”

Apr 22, 12:43 pm
A beloved father, son and brother

Daunte Wright was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was raised in Minneapolis, where he moved when he was 7 years old.

He’s survived by his son, parents, brothers, sisters, grandparents and great-grandmother.

“He was a beloved son, a loving father to his two-year-old son, an adored brother and role model, especially to his younger sister,” the funeral card said. “Daunte was taken from his family and friends too soon and leaves a hole in their heart that will never be filled.”

Daunte Wright was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was raised in Minneapolis, where he moved when he was 7 years old.

He’s survived by his son, parents, brothers, sisters, grandparents and great-grandmother.

“He was a beloved son, a loving father to his two-year-old son, an adored brother and role model, especially to his younger sister,” the funeral card said. “Daunte was taken from his family and friends too soon and leaves a hole in their heart that will never be filled.”

Apr 22, 11:01 am
George Floyd’s family to attend funeral

Rev. Al Sharpton will give a eulogy at Wright’s funeral at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Minneapolis.

Relatives of George Floyd are expected to attend the service.

One of George Floyd’s brothers, Terrence Floyd, said he had an “emotional” conversation with Wright’s mother.

“Just 11 months, not even a year ago, our family was in the same situation and going day by day,” Floyd said on ABC’s The View Wednesday. “I basically just prayed with her and told — just consoled her. I did to her what we wanted people to do for us.”

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