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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A photograph (Credit: Getty Allison Joyce)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A photograph of Kimani Gray and his younger sister is illuminated by candles at a memorial in his honor, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

PHOTOS: Kimani Gray Shooting Aftermath

The 16-year-old boy was fatally shot after police say he pulled out a gun on them, but some community members have refused to accept the official explanation.

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Carol Gray (C),
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Carol Gray (C), mother of Kimani Gray, 16, is escorted by City Councilman Charles Barron (2R) and family members as she arrives for her son's funeral at St. Catherine of Genoa Church on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Carol Gray (C),
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Carol Gray (C), mother of Kimani Gray, 16, is escorted by City Councilman Charles Barron (R) and family members as she arrives for her son's funeral at St. Catherine of Genoa Church on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family of Kimani Gray, 16, line up for a procession at St. Catherine of Genoa Church for his funeral on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Carol Gray, mother
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Carol Gray, mother of Kimani Gray, 16, arrives for her son's funeral at St. Catherine of Genoa Church on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family of Kimani Gray, 16, arrive at St. Catherine of Genoa Church for his funeral on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family of Kimani Gray, 16, line up for a procession at St. Catherine of Genoa Church for his funeral on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family of Kimani Gray, 16, arrive at St. Catherine of Genoa Church for his funeral on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: A man looks
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: A man looks out the glass window during the funeral of Kimani Gray, 16, at St. Catherine of Genoa Church on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family of Kimani Gray, 16, leave the St. Catherine of Genoa Church after his funeral service on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Carol Gray (C),
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Carol Gray (C), mother of Kimani Gray, 16, is escorted by City Councilman Charles Barron (R) and family members as she arrives for her son's funeral at St. Catherine of Genoa Church on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family of Kimani Gray, 16, watch as his casket is carried out after a funeral service on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family of Kimani Gray, 16, carry his casket after his funeral service on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family of Kimani Gray, 16, watch as his casket is carried out after a funeral service on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: The casket of
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: The casket of Kimani Gray, 16, rests inside the St. Catherine of Genoa Church as friends and family arrive for his funeral on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: The casket of
(Credit: Getty Ramin Talaie)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: The casket of Kimani Gray, 16, is carried into St. Catherine of Genoa Church for his funeral on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family of Kimani Gray, 16, watch as his casket is carried out after a funeral service on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: A woman cries
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: A woman cries as the casket of Kimani Gray, 16, is carried out after a funeral service on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: The casket of
(Credit: Getty Ramin Talaie)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: The casket of Kimani Gray, 16, is carried into St. Catherine of Genoa Church for his funeral on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family
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NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family of Kimani Gray, 16, carry his casket after his funeral service on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family
(Credit: Getty Ramin Talaie)

NEW YORK - MARCH 23: Friends and family of Kimani Gray, 16, carry his casket after his funeral service on March 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kimani Gray was shot and killed by New York police officers for allegedly pointing a gun at them. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Candles burn in memory of Kimani Grayl at
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Candles burn in memory of Kimani Grayl at a memorial for the 16-year-old boy March 15, 2013 in New York. Kimani Gray was shot by two police officers late on Saturday in Brooklyn's East Flatbush neighborhood after police said he pointed a handgun at them. An autopsy revealed that Gray had been shot seven times, including three times in the back. Although the report did not detail the order in which the bullets struck Gray, the revelations increased tensions among the already furious community. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERTDON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

A teddy bear, candles and a champagne bottle
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A teddy bear, candles and a champagne bottle in memory of Kimani Gray at a memorial for the 16-year-old boy March 15, 2013 in New York. Kimani Gray, 16, was shot by two police officers late on Saturday in Brooklyn's East Flatbush neighborhood after police said he pointed a handgun at them. An autopsy revealed that Gray had been shot seven times, including three times in the back. Although the report did not detail the order in which the bullets struck Gray, the revelations increased tensions among the already furious community. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERTDON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Flowers and candles left in memory of Kimani
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Flowers and candles left in memory of Kimani Gray at a memorial for the 16-year-old boy March 15, 2013 in New York. Kimani Gray was shot by two police officers late on Saturday in Brooklyn's East Flatbush neighborhood after police said he pointed a handgun at them. Gray's family has denied the teen was armed. An autopsy revealed that Gray had been shot seven times, including three times in the back. Although the report did not detail the order in which the bullets struck Gray, the revelations increased tensions among the already furious community. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERTDON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

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A friend of Kimani Gray signs a poster
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A friend of Kimani Gray signs a poster at a memorial for the 16-year-old boy March 15, 2013 in New York. Kimani Gray was shot by two police officers late on Saturday in Brooklyn's East Flatbush neighborhood after police said he pointed a handgun at them. Gray's family has denied the teen was armed. An autopsy revealed that Gray had been shot seven times, including three times in the back. Although the report did not detail the order in which the bullets struck Gray, the revelations increased tensions among the already furious community. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERTDON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

A friend of Kimani Gray signs a poster
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A friend of Kimani Gray signs a poster at a memorial for the 16-year-old boy March 15, 2013 in New York. Kimani Gray was shot by two police officers late on Saturday in Brooklyn's East Flatbush neighborhood after police said he pointed a handgun at them. Gray's family has denied the teen was armed. An autopsy revealed that Gray had been shot seven times, including three times in the back. Although the report did not detail the order in which the bullets struck Gray, the revelations increased tensions among the already furious community. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERTDON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

A friend of Kimani Gray signs a poster
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A friend of Kimani Gray signs a poster at a memorial for the 16-year-old boy March 15, 2013 in New York. Kimani Gray was shot by two police officers late on Saturday in Brooklyn's East Flatbush neighborhood after police said he pointed a handgun at them. Gray's family has denied the teen was armed. An autopsy revealed that Gray had been shot seven times, including three times in the back. Although the report did not detail the order in which the bullets struck Gray, the revelations increased tensions among the already furious community. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERTDON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man is arrested at a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Police patrol
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Police patrol a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A woman
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A woman is arrested at a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man lights candles at a memorial for Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A woman
(Credit: Getty Allison Joyce)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A woman is arrested at a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Demonstrators faceoff
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Demonstrators faceoff against police during a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A woman
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A woman signs a poster at a memorial for Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man is arrested at a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Demonstrators faceoff
(Credit: Getty Allison Joyce)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Demonstrators faceoff against police during a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Police patrol
(Credit: Getty Allison Joyce)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Police patrol a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Fatimah Shakur
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Fatimah Shakur speaks at a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man
(Credit: Getty Allison Joyce)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man is arrested during a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A woman
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A woman pours Hennessy Cognac at a memorial in memory of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: People are
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: People are arrested during a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Women attend
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Women attend a memorial for Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A photograph
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A photograph of Kimani Gray and his younger sister is illuminated by candles at a memorial in his honor, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man
(Credit: Getty Allison Joyce)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man is arrested at a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Police patrol
(Credit: Getty Allison Joyce)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Police patrol a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Police patrol
(Credit: Getty Allison Joyce)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Police patrol a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man
(Credit: Getty Allison Joyce)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man is arrested during a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray, March 13, 2013 in the East Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed by police on March 9, provoking protests and unrest in the neighborhood. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man
(Credit: Getty Allison Joyce)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man lights a candle at a memorial near where 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed over the weekend March 13, 2013 in the Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Gray was hit by seven bullets after allegedly pointing a .38-caliber revolver at two police officers, according to published reports. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Flowers and
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Flowers and candles make up a memorial near where 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed over the weekend March 13, 2013 in the Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Gray was hit by seven bullets after allegedly pointing a .38-caliber revolver at two police officers, according to published reports. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: A man looks over a memorial where 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed over the weekend March 13, 2013 in the Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Gray was hit by seven bullets after allegedly pointing a .38-caliber revolver at two police officers, according to published reports. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Police patrol
(Credit: Getty Allison Joyce)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Police patrol near where 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot and killed over the weekend March 13, 2013 in the Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Gray was hit by seven bullets after allegedly pointing a .38-caliber revolver at two police officers, according to published reports. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

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