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Vigil Held For Alton Sterling and Philandro Castile In Poughkeepsie

Alton Sterling just before being shot and killed on July 7. Photo Credit: Wikipedia
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) investigators process the scene of where a St. Anthony Police officer shot and killed 32-year-old Philando Castile in a car near Larpenteur Avenue and Fry Street in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, on July 6. Photo Credit: Wikipedia

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- People gathered in Poughkeepsie Sunday night to mourn Alton Sterling and Philandro Castile killed last week by police, reports Time Warner Cable News Hudson Valley.

Participants at the vigil echoed sentiments of calling for lasting change in law enforcement nationwide and enhancements in community policing, reports Time Warner Cable News Hudson Valley.

The vigil's organizer was End the New Jim Crow Action Network, said the report.

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