The Aliquippa community gathered on Saturday to discuss youth violence and how to end it.
The rally came after the death of 15-year-old Davhea Sparrow, who was shot and killed in Aliquippa last weekend.
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Event organizer Rayetta Lee said she hopes the event empowers people to come together and heal.
“It takes a whole village to raise a child and that’s what we want; to be the village, to raise these children because they are lost,” Lee said.
Lee’s niece, Dee Walker, was killed in a shootout.
People walked down the street carrying signs with the names of other people they knew who had been killed in gun violence.
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