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Police won’t be charged in death of Amir Locke, Black man shot in 'no knock' raid

NBC News
April 6, 2022

No charges will be filed in the death of Amir Locke, a 22-year-old Black man who was shot by a SWAT team officer during a raid with a "no knock" warrant in Minneapolis in February, officials announced Wednesday.

Hennepin County Attorney Michael Freeman and Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison said in a statement that after a “thorough review,” “there is insufficient admissible evidence to file criminal charges in this case.”

Attorneys Benjamin Crump, Jeff Storms and Antonio Romanucci said in a joint statement Wednesday that Locke's family was "deeply disappointed" by the decision not to charge Hanneman.

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