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March against violence to be held at Southern

11 months 1 week 3 days ago April 13, 2016 Apr 13, 2016 Wednesday, April 13 2016 April 13, 2016 7:59 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Catherine Nguyen

BATON ROUGE - Southern University students and community members will march against violence on campus Wednesday.

The march will begin at 11 a.m. and start from the campus circle to the Student Union.

This march comes after Southern students, Annette January and Lashuntae Benton, were shot and killed at an apartment complex near LSU.

The women were caught in a crossfire between Ernest Felton and another man, who was also shot and is still recovering from his injuries. The result for the ballistics tests are still being determined.

On Tuesday, the community gathered for a candlight vigil to remember the victims and announced to hold a march to fight gun violence. Dawn January, Annette's mother, urges to stop the gun violence.

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