Silent March in Downtown Chicago Against Violence

Hundreds marched through downtown Chicago on Dec. 31 carrying crosses for homicide victims.
1:50 | 12/31/16

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It's a vigil for the murdered as Campbell's atop hundreds of crosses stand as symbols of those claimed by Chicago's gun violence. There's one for Vincent idealist 23 year old son but since day we're from loans have and there are days. That protect wake up there over 750 crosses for the murder here just like in years past. A rural resident gray examines built the wooden crosses which each bear the name of a person slain in Chicago this year when I look Powell. That these Crocs here. Eight even the line made a bunch track. The collection is displayed on the front lawn of past and Manny Ramirez restoration church in the western suburb. Arranged by month and day the longer the role the deadly of the month. You know from being an ex game ringer and and being hooked on drugs you know ten years ago Greg could have been making across from me. Following tonight's vigil the grief stricken we'll carry it crosses this weekend doing a peace walk down the mag mile after it was a decision to move it from Chicago's Inglewood neighborhood. It will remind us first of these are not. Just numbers and statistics he's a human beings. According to Chicago Police Department crime stats there's been a shooting every day in the city since February 2015. Among the thousands of shootings and the over 750 murdered. It's seventeen year old Eliza Jones who was shot and killed December 6 in the city's humble park neighborhood. Something has begun and I you know not this would be X. But I would hope that it would be and that is exactly the halt. Tonight church members will load up the crosses and transport them down town in preparation for tomorrow's peace walk. Reporting from west suburban Aurora have looked homes ABC seven Eyewitness News.

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