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Vigil held for teen shot by police in the Bronx

Monday, February 06, 2012

A vigil was held in the Bronx for an unarmed teenage drug suspect who was shot and killed by police. (WABC Photo / WABC)

There was an emotional vigil Monday night to remember a teenager who was shot and killed by police in the Bronx.

Supporters of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham gathered in the Wakefield section outside his home.

They then marched to the 47th precinct where the officer who shot Graham works.

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Graham, a drug suspect, was being chased last week.

An officer followed him into his home and shot him once in the bathroom, apparently thinking he had a gun.

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