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Kimani Gray, shot by NYPD cops, remembered with memorials, demonstrations

Carol Gray, mother of 16-year-old Kimani Gray, leaves

Carol Gray, mother of 16-year-old Kimani Gray, leaves his funeral at St. Catherine of Genoa Parish in Brooklyn. (March 23, 2013) Photo Credit: John Roca

Kimani Gray was shot seven times by police who said the teen pulled a gun on the officers when he was confronted.

Carol Gray, mother of 16-year-old Kimani Gray, leaves
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Carol Gray, mother of 16-year-old Kimani Gray, leaves his funeral at St. Catherine of Genoa Parish in Brooklyn. (March 23, 2013)

Pallbearers carry out the coffin of 16-year-old Kimani
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Pallbearers carry out the coffin of 16-year-old Kimani Gray, who was killed by police two weeks ago, after his funeral at St. Catherine of Genoa Parish in Brooklyn. (March 23, 2013)

Pallbearers with the coffin of 16-year-old Kimani Gray,
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Pallbearers with the coffin of 16-year-old Kimani Gray, who was killed by police two weeks ago, outside St. Catherine of Genoa Parish in Brooklyn for his funeral. (March 23, 2013)

Carol Gray, mother of Kimani Gray, helped and
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Carol Gray, mother of Kimani Gray, helped and escorted by New York City Councilman Charles Barron as they arrive at the Carib Funeral Home in Brooklyn. Gray, 16, was shot and killed by NYPD officers two weeks ago tomorrow after the officers say he pointed a gun at them. (March 22, 2013)

People wait outside to get into the Carib
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People wait outside to get into the Carib Funeral Home in Brooklyn where a wake for Kimani Gray was being held. Gray, 16, was shot and killed by NYPD officers two weeks ago tomorrow after the officers say he pointed a gun at them. (March 22, 2013)

Mourners gather at Caribe Funeral home in Flatbush,
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Mourners gather at Caribe Funeral home in Flatbush, Brooklyn for the wake of Kimani Gray who was shot to death by two New York City police officers on March 9th. (March 22, 2013)

Mourners gather at Caribe Funeral home in Brooklyn
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Mourners gather at Caribe Funeral home in Brooklyn for the wake of Kimani Gray, who was shot seven times and killed by two New York City police officers, sparking protests against the police's response. (March 22, 2013)

People wait outside to get into the Carib
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People wait outside to get into the Carib Funeral Home in Brooklyn where a wake for Kimani Gray was being held. Gray, 16, was shot and killed by plainclothes NYPD officers two weeks ago tomorrow after the officers say he pointed a gun at them. (March 22, 2013)

Mounted Police officers gather near Caribe Funeral home
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Mounted Police officers gather near Caribe Funeral home in Brooklyn during the wake for Kimani Gray, whose killing has sparked protests around Brooklyn. (March 22, 2013)

Members of the Bedford Stuyvesant volunteer EMS squad
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Members of the Bedford Stuyvesant volunteer EMS squad stand at attention outside the Carib Funeral Home in Brooklyn where a wake for Kimani Gray was being held. Gray, 16, was shot and killed by NYPD officers two weeks ago tomorrow after the officers say he pointed a gun at them. (March 22, 2013)

Community activist Fatima Shakur weeps as she speaks
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Community activist Fatima Shakur weeps as she speaks outside a wake for Kimani Gray at the Carib Funeral Home in Brooklyn. Gray, 16, was shot and killed by NYPD officers two weeks ago tomorrow after the officers say he pointed a gun at them. (March 22, 2013)

A girl who said she went to the
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A girl who said she went to the same school as Kimani Gray sheds tears near the Carib Funeral Home in Brooklyn. Gray, 16, was shot and killed by plainclothes NYPD officers two weeks ago tomorrow after the officers say he pointed a gun at them. (March 22, 2013)

A storefront poster with a picture of police
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A storefront poster with a picture of police shooting victim Kimani "Kiki" Gray, calls for an "independent investigation" in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn. (March 14, 2013)

Carol Gray, the mother of Kimani Gray, holds
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Carol Gray, the mother of Kimani Gray, holds a photo of her and Kimanai, as she talks to media with her attorney. (March 14, 2013)

A photo of Carol Gray, the mother of
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A photo of Carol Gray, the mother of Kimani Gray, with her son. Kimani Gray was shot multiple times by plainclothes police officers who said he had a gun. (March 14, 2013)

A man lights candles at a memorial for
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A man lights candles at a memorial for Kimani Gray in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn. (March 13, 2013)

People gather around a memorial in Flatbush for
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People gather around a memorial in Flatbush for Kimani Gray, 16, who was shot and killed by two New York City plain clothes police officers. (March 14, 2013)

People gather in Flatbush to pay their respects
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People gather in Flatbush to pay their respects to Kimani Gray, 16, who was shot seven times and killed by two NYPD officers. (March 14, 2013)

A makeshift memorial for Kimani Gray at the
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A makeshift memorial for Kimani Gray at the intersection of East 55th Street and Church Avenue in Brooklyn. Gray was shot multiple times by plain clothes police officers who said he had a gun. (March 14, 2013)

Friends of Kimani Gray visit a memorial for
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Friends of Kimani Gray visit a memorial for the 16-year-old boy in New York. (March 15, 2013)

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 in Brooklyn. (March 15, 2013)

A makeshift memorial for Kimani Gray at the
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A makeshift memorial for Kimani Gray at the intersection of East 55th Street and Church Avenue in Brooklyn. Gray was shot multiple times by plain clothes police officers who said he had a gun. (March 14, 2013)

Carol Gray, the mother of Kimani Gray, talks
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Carol Gray, the mother of Kimani Gray, talks to the media in Brooklyn. Gray's son was shot multiple times by plain clothes police officers who said he had a gun. (March 14, 2013).

Carol Gray, left, is embraced by City Councilman
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Carol Gray, left, is embraced by City Councilman Charles Barron, as she reacts during a press conference in East Flatbush about the killing of her son Kimani "Kiki" Gray, 16. (March 14, 2013)

A flyer calling for an investigation into the
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A flyer calling for an investigation into the NYPD shooting of Kimani Gray is posted on Church Avenue and E. 54th Street in Brooklyn. (March 14, 2013)

A man is arrested at a protest against
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A man is arrested at a protest against the NYPD for the shooting of Kimani Gray in Brooklyn. (March 13, 2013)

Police officers arrest a demonstrator during a march
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Police officers arrest a demonstrator during a march after a vigil held for Kimani "Kiki" Gray in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn. (March 13, 2013)

Police officers arrest a demonstrator during a march
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Police officers arrest a demonstrator during a march in Brooklyn against the killing of Kimani "Kiki" Gray. (March 13, 2013)

NYPD crowd control officers keep watch on a
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NYPD crowd control officers keep watch on a march of demonstrators as they protest against the shooting of Kimani "Kiki" Gray in Brooklyn. (March 14, 2013)

BROOKLYN, NY - New York City Police Department
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BROOKLYN, NY - New York City Police Department officers in the vacinity of Church Ave. and 55th Street in Brooklyn where a gathering of protesters turned violent, resulting in several injured officers, damaged squad cars and several arrests. Protesters gathered at a candlelight vigil on Church and 55th in Brooklyn, NY to remember a 16 year old shot by the NYPD after he brandished a gun. The gatheing quickly turned violent, resulting in several injured officers, damaged squad cars and several arrests.

Protesters gathered at a candlelight vigil on Church
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Protesters gathered at a candlelight vigil on Church and 55th in Brooklyn, NY to remember a 16 year old shot by the NYPD after he brandished a gun. The gatheing quickly turned violent, resulting in several injured officers, damaged squad cars and several arrests.

Demonstrators face off against police during a protest
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Demonstrators face off against police during a protest against the shooting of Kimani Gray in East Flatbush. (March 13, 2013)

BROOKLYN, NY - New York City Councilman Jumaane
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BROOKLYN, NY - New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams, second from right, attempts to reason with one of the protesters on Church Ave. and 55th Street in Brooklyn, NY. The gathering quickly turned violent, resulting in several injured officers, damaged squad cars and several arrests. Protesters gathered at a candlelight vigil on Church and 55th in Brooklyn, NY to remember a 16 year old shot by the NYPD after he brandished a gun. The gatheing quickly turned violent, resulting in several injured officers, damaged squad cars and several arrests.

Demonstrators march through East Flatbush as they protest
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Demonstrators march through East Flatbush as they protest against the shooting of Kimani "Kiki" Gray in Brooklyn. (March 14, 2013)

Carol Gray, the mother of Kimani Gray, who
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Carol Gray, the mother of Kimani Gray, who was shot multiple times by plain clothes police officers who said he had a gun, is comforted by Councilman Charles Barron at the end of a news conference at Barron's office in Brooklyn. (March 14, 2013)

A photograph of Kimani Gray at a makeshift
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A photograph of Kimani Gray at a makeshift memorial at the intersection of East 55th Street and Church Avenue in Brooklyn. Gray was shot multiple times by plainclothes police officers who said he had a gun. (March 14, 2013)

A demonstrator signals to fellow marchers as they
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A demonstrator signals to fellow marchers as they take to the street following a vigil held for Kimani "Kiki" Gray in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. (March 13, 2013)

Protesters gathered at a candlelight vigil on Church
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Protesters gathered at a candlelight vigil on Church and 55th in Brooklyn, NY to remember a 16 year old shot by the NYPD after he brandished a gun. The gatheing quickly turned violent, resulting in several injured officers, damaged squad cars and several arrests.

Protesters at Church and E55 th st in
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Protesters at Church and E55 th st in Brooklyn. (March 13, 3013)

Protesters gathered at a candlelight vigil on Church
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Protesters gathered at a candlelight vigil on Church and 55th in Brooklyn, NY to remember a 16 year old shot by the NYPD after he brandished a gun. The gatheing quickly turned violent, resulting in several injured officers, damaged squad cars and several arrests.

Protests that took place in Brooklyn on Church
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Protests that took place in Brooklyn on Church Avenue & East 46th Street. ( March 11, 2013 )

Protests in Brooklyn on Church Avenue & East
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Protests in Brooklyn on Church Avenue & East 46th St. turned violent as residents reacted to the NYPD's shooting of a teenager they said was armed (March 11, 2013)

NYPD investigators gather in Brooklyn where plainclothes officers
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NYPD investigators gather in Brooklyn where plainclothes officers fatally wounded a young man. Police said a revolver was recovered from the scene. (March 9, 2013)

Police say that this .38 caliber revolver was
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Police say that this .38 caliber revolver was recovered from the scene after plainclothes officers fatally shot a young man in Brooklyn. (March 9, 2013)

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