Soundview, Monroe, Bronxdale residents march against gun violence

People in Soundview, Monroe and Bronxdale held a peace march Friday with the goal of ending gun violence. The event came about after 20-year-old Christian

People in Soundview, Monroe and Bronxdale are holding a peace march Friday with the goal of ending gun violence.

People in Soundview, Monroe and Bronxdale are holding a peace march Friday with the goal of ending gun violence. (9/25/15)

SOUNDVIEW - People in Soundview, Monroe and Bronxdale held a peace march Friday with the goal of ending gun violence.

The event came about after 20-year-old Christian Garcia was shot and killed in August at the Monroe Houses.

Participants met at the Soundview Community Center and walked to the playground where Garcia was killed.

The event ended at the Sotomayor Community Center with a program for community members featuring elected officials and motivational speakers.

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