Cedar Rapids March for Trayvon Martin

Donielle Sims of Cedar Rapids (right) makes announcements before a group of protestors marched through downtown Cedar Rapids on Thursday, March 29, 2012, in memory of Trayvon Martin, a Florida teenager who was killed last month. Martin was killed by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman while walking back from a store to buy Skittles and iced tea and wearing a hoodie. (Liz Martin/The Gazette-KCRG)


By KCRG Intern

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - A march to show support for Trayvon Martin, a teenaged shooting victim in Florida, was held in Cedar Rapids on Thursday.

A Neighborhood Watch volunteer shot and killed the 17-year-old last month. The shooting sparked outrage across the country. Hundreds came out in Cedar Rapids to walk in solidarity to show their support for Martin.

Watch the video from KCRG-TV9 photojournalist Kenny Knutson.
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