Members of Somali-American community rally in support of Mohamed Noor

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Nearly 200 people gathered outside the Hennepin County Government Center Thursday evening to rally in support of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor.

Many were from Noor’s Somali-American immigrant community.The event, held just hours before his sentencing for the killing of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, decried what community members called a racial double standard in the criminal justice system.