The service took place at Boutwell's Auditorium in Birmingham, which, according to The Associated Press, had more than 1,000 people.
Rev. Jesse Jackson stood in front of the crowd to hold the laudatory speech for Bradford, where the law enforcement agency suspected the alleged sniper Riverchase Galleria Mall, the sales outlet said.
Shots were fired at the mall after two men were involved in an altercation. One of the men took out a handgun and twice shot an 18-year-old. A 12-year-old girl was also shot dead.
The police responded to the scene and discovered a Bradford branding pistol. Officers shot Bradford and killed the 21-year-old who was the one who shot the 18-year-old man.
The authorities later withdrew the allegation and began a search for the actual shooter.
The Suspect The man, Erron Brown, 20, was reportedly arrested earlier this week.
Erron Brown was arrested in connection with the shooting in Alabama Mall.
(Jefferson County Sheriff & # 39; s Department)
In his speech, Jackson claimed that law enforcement agencies should demand the release of tapes to release the violence. According to AP.
"We will have the tape made public," Jackson said. "We want transparency, not cover-up, tell the whole story, tell it now, we want justice now, we want justice now."
SUSPECTED GUNMAN IN ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ALABAMA MALL SHOOTING COMPLETES, SAYING SAY
The officer who shot Bradford – reportedly inactive for investigation into the matter – "must face up to justice", said Jackson.
The 21-year-old's family and friends attended the funeral Bradford was described as a considerate person to rely on, sales officials said.
His father, Emantic Bradford Senior, became emotional when he talked about his son and said he would "always be my hero."
"The years I spent with him were 21 good years," he said. "I miss that my baby and his mother miss him too."
Katherine Lam and The Associated Press of Fox News contributed to this report.