Rally & vigil held to mark 1 year since Ramarley Graham's death

Ramarley Graham was shot and killed by an NYPD officer in his home one year ago.

Ramarley Graham was shot and killed by an NYPD officer in his home one year ago. (2/2/13)

WAKEFIELD - Today marks one year since Bronx teen Ramarley Graham was shot and killed by an NYPD offiicer in his home.

Family and friends held a candlelight vigil and rally this afternoon in his memory.

Graham, 18, was followed by police into his Wakefield home, where officer Richard Haste shot and killed him, saying he thought the teen had a weapon. Officials say Graham had a small amount of marijuana, but was unarmed at the time.

Haste was indicted on manslaughter charges and has pleaded not guilty.

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