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Calls to end violence heard at vigil for teen

Rochester, N.Y.-A call to end violence was heard as family, friends and neighbors paused to remember a teenager who was killed while trying to defend his grandmother.

Dozens gathered at a vigil to remember 15-year- old TySean Williams. They met on Adams Street not far from where he was shot and killed last week.
Mayor-Elect Lovely Warren and other community leaders took the opportunity to send a message about violence in the city.

Weve got to look out for each other, said City Councilwoman Loretta Scott (D). Weve got to look out for our children, for those who are not involved in the streets and the gangs, because not all of them are. Tysean wasn't."

"Something has to change, said Mayor-Elect Lovely Warren. And we have to be a part of that change. We cannot sit silently anymore.

Rochester police have arrested two suspects in the murder.

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