Saturday, February 25, 2012

Riverside: March today for shooting victim

Press Enterprise | John Ashbury
Family members said that Simmon's organs are being donated.

Eastside residents in Riverside are marching today to take back their streets and remember Lareanz Simmons.

Up to 200 people were expected to march this morning to demand an end to the senseless gang violence, which police believe left the 14-year-old Riverside Poly High School freshman brain-dead in a drive-by shooting Thursday night.

Residents are gathering at Bordwell Park at 10 a.m. off Martin Luther King Boulevard and marching one mile down Kansas Avenue, past Simmons’ Georgia Street home, to Patterson Park.

“We can no longer allow our children to be murdered in the streets,” a message sent by march organizers reads.Read more:

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