Bed-Stuy march calls for justice in aftermath of 16-year-old boy's fatal shooting

Police say Amiere Hayes was shot and killed on Marcus Garvey Boulevard, just feet from the apartment building where he lived.

News 12 Staff

Jun 23, 2023, 12:20 AM

Updated 396 days ago

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Dozens of students marched in Bed-Stuy Thursday night calling for justice following the fatal shooting a 16-year-old boy.
The march happened as police try and track down the person responsible in Amiere Hayes' death.
Many of his former Brooklyn classmates and teachers remember his young life, while calling for the suspects to come forward.
The Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School, where Hayes graduated from, celebrated Alumni Day as students chose to raise their voices to denounce violence and call for justice.
Police say Hayes was shot and killed in broad daylight on Marcus Garvey Boulevard, just feet from the apartment building where he lived.
The NYPD released surveillance video of two suspects that they hope to track down.
It appears one of the suspects has a gun in hand.
Many at the march said Hayes was a funny caring person that was full of life.
Anyone with any information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.
All calls are kept confidential.


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