Community members march to bring 3-year-old’s killer to justice

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas City mother's three-year-old son's life was cut tragically short, now she's joining the community to find out who pulled the trigger.

Three-year-old Amorian Hale was shot while sleeping in his bed a few weeks ago. The shooter targeted his home, leaving bullet holes in its siding.

Sunday afternoon, people from all backgrounds met at that same house to march for justice.

Detectives have been working day and night on Amorian's case but his family says that's not enough so they put a call to their community and they came through.

"It's like it's not my's not my house anymore," Monee McKinney said.

Twenty bullet holes still remain as a painful reminder of how violently McKinney's three-year-old son's life was taken, but as she stands outside of it hundreds walk up to join her.

"We can get everybody in a circle," Charity Hooper said.

Some of these people have felt the pain.

"Enough is enough these babies are dying left and right!" yelled a crowd member.

And some are complete strangers.

"We just want people to know it's not about borders or streets. We're really all one big family," Cindy Gajewski said.

"It feels really to know we have more than just the black community behind us," Hooper said.

People of all ages, races and backgrounds join hands for one goal: justice.

"It just brings us closer together as a human race," Gajewski said.

Hundreds filled the streets and marched forward.

"We're all family. We're all brothers and sisters. We agree that this, these acts of violence are senseless,” said Gajewski.

People came out of their houses seemingly in awe of what they saw.

"Just so that the people that are grieving know that they are not alone. They're loved. We care," Gajewski said.

The march ended where it began, in front of the same house but this time with a little less pain.

"It makes it a lot easier to pull strength off of everybody," McKinney said.

The group says they will march the same route every Sunday until there are arrests in Amorian's case.



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