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A day after Kimani Gray’s funeral, advocates continue to protest for justice

Posted at 11:00 PM, Mar 24, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-24 23:00:53-04

 Just a day after his funeral, friends and strangers alike gathered to march for justice for Kimani Gray.

Amid cries of  “No justice no peace,” scores of supporters came together on Church Avenue at East 55 Street, the site of a daily vigil for the 16 year old shot to death by cops after allegedly pointing a loaded gun at them two weeks ago.

The crowd — hurling insults at uniformed police officers — carried signs and chanted as they made their way through East Flatbush to the 67th Precinct where they demanded an independent investigation into the fatal shooting.

Cops say Gray, who had several prior arrests, was a member of the Bloods street gang and they claim that his friends told them Gray was holding the .38 caliber pistol for a pal when approached by two plainclothes officers.

Both cops have been placed on modified assignment and a Brooklyn Grand Jury will examine all of the evidence before making a final determination.