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  • Wearing a T-shirt in memory of slain rapper Tyriece “Lor Scoota” Watson, Shamar Dixon waits outside a church before the start of funeral services for the rising star, July 1, 2016. The Baltimore rapper was fatally shot after leaving anti-violence event on June 24, 2016. <br> <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/deepdive/shots-fired-40573779" target="external">Shots Fired: Gun Violence in America</a>
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  • Hundreds of fans and supporters wait outside the Empowerment Temple church in northwest Baltimore for the services for Lor Scoota.
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  • Fans pose with a larger-than-life image of the 23-year-old performer before the service.
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  • Reverend Jamal Bryant, pastor of Empowerment Temple, delivers the eulogy and sermon for Lor Scoota. The pastor spoke about the risks of speaking out, dangers faced by people from Jesus to Malcolm X.
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  • Bishop Angel Nunez of the Bilingual Christian Church, comforts the slain musician’s mother, Leita Person, during the service.
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  • A mourner signs one of the many guest books at the church.
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  • Pallbearers carry the coffin to the hearse following the service at the church.
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  • The rapper’s mother, Leita Person, waves to supporters as she leaves the service.
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  • Lt. Col. Melvin Russell, who runs Baltimore Police Department's Community Collaboration Division, and is also an assistant pastor, leads a prayer at the block party held in honor of Lor Scoota.
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  • Tyonna Worley from Couture Dolls performs at the block party in memory of Lor Scoota.
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  • Derrick Chase, head of Stand Up Baltimore which organized the block party, dances with Nicole Chang.
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  • Children from Baltimore Kidz Inc., dance for fans at the block party in memory of Lor Scoota.
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  • Mark "da Host" Gray acts as the block party's emcee.
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  • A balloon memorial is up on Pennsylvania Avenue in Lor Scoota's neighborhood of West Baltimore. The rapper incorporated his experiences growing up in Baltimore into his music. <br> <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/deepdive/shots-fired-40573779" target="external">Shots Fired: Gun Violence in America</a>
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