Teens march through Newark in protest of street violencePosted: Updated:
? Teens marched through the streets of Newark Saturday to show they are fed up with the street violence that is claiming their peers? lives.
An estimated 200 to 300 people took part in the march on Broad Street. The fatal drive-by shootings of Kelvin Kelley and Hassan Ferguson, both 16, on May 9 have outraged the community. Mayor-elect Cory Booker has promised to take back Newark. Booker proposes a curfew, providing recreational activities and job opportunities.
DeShaun McIntyre, 20, and a 16-year-old have been charged with killing Kelley and Ferguson. Police believe the teen fired the shots while McIntyre drove.