Anti-violence groups rally in Crown Heights

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Anti-violence activists rallied in Crown Heights Thursday to condemn two separate shootings over the weekend.

"Stop shooting; start living," is their mantra.

Two men were shot on St. Marks Avenue Sunday, and another man was shot and killed at the corner of Franklin Avenue and Lincoln Place.

The Save Our Streets Clergy Action Network and other organizations say they hope that by rallying with a highly visible presence after each shooting they will discourage future violence.

"We have to come outside our homes and stand together and just let the community know that as community members, we don't want this," says Save Our Streets activist David Gaskin.

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