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Protesters call for end to gun violence in Harrisburg

Written by The Associated Press | Nov 29, 2015 4:46 PM
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(Harrisburg) -- Protesters calling for an end to gun violence marched in Harrisburg after two men were shot dead in unrelated incidents.

More than100 protesters gathered Saturday to protest the shooting death of 25-year-old Rayon Braxton, who was killed Friday night in the youth club he owned in the city's Allison Hill neighborhood.

Police haven't named a suspect in Braxton's shooting.

Braxton's cousin, Shanice Williams told the crowd they have the power to make the bloodshed stop.

A second group gathered nearby to remember 25-year-old Rashaad Gallmon-Queen, who was also shot and killed Friday.

Jasuan Johnson has been charged in connection with the shooting.

Friends lingered near memorial at the corner where Gallmon-Queen was shot, decorated with candles, cards and a tower of silver balloons.

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