Family in NYC for 1-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin fatal shooting

Martin's parents held a vigil and moment of

Martin's parents held a vigil and moment of silence in Manhattan's Union Square.

MANHATTAN - The family of Trayvon Martin marked the one-year anniversary of his shooting death with a candlelight vigil in New York City.

The unarmed 17-year-old was gunned down in Florida by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman, who claims he acted in self-defense. The shooting set off a national outcry over issues of race, as well as stand-your-ground laws.

Martin's parents held a vigil and moment of silence in Manhattan's Union Square.
 

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