Community calling for end to gun violence after man is shot, killed in the Bronx

Councilmember Vanessa Gibson led the demonstration and was joined by Cure Violence groups, as well as anti-violence advocates.

News 12 Staff

Apr 7, 2021, 9:18 PM

Updated 1,194 days ago

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The Bronx community is calling for peace after a man was shot and killed Saturday evening along College Avenue.
Police say they witnessed two men shoot 28-year-old Gabriel Garcia several times, then try to run away and throw their guns under a car.
A second person was injured as he was leaving from church. He is in serious condition.
Those two suspects were arrested and are facing murder charges, according to police.
Garcia's family was joined by community leaders Wednesday to call for change.
Councilmember Vanessa Gibson led the demonstration and was joined by Cure Violence groups, as well as anti-violence advocates.
The community is urging for gun violence to come to an end.


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