02/01/2013 03:14 pm ET

Mother Of Slain 16-Year-Old Speaks Out At March Against LES Shootings

LOWER EAST SIDE — Hundreds of local residents marched through the streets Thursday night as a show of unity against a spate of Lower East Side shootings in recent months, with the latest resulting in the death of 16-year-old Raphael Ward.
The march began on Avenue D and East Sixth Street and ended at the site of the fatal shooting, on Columbia Street near Rivington Street, where Ward was found with a gunshot wound to the chest the night of Jan. 4.

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