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High School in Brooklyn Rallies Against Recent Gun Violence

Students took turns vocalizing their fears and concerns about the recent rise in gun violence at schools across the nation.

Dozens of students, educators, and representatives from gun violence prevention groups from a Brooklyn high school marched Wednesday to Justice Gilbert Ramirez Park to protest against gun violence.

The protest followed a recent shooting that took place outside of Williamsburg Charter High School, located in East Williamsburg. On Feb. 8, in front of the school, a 15-year-old girl, a 17-year-old boy, and a 37-year-old security guard were shot during an alleged dispute among several students. All three survived.

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