Hundreds to march Saturday pushing for an end to gang violence in Rock Hill

ROCK HILL, S.C. — Hundreds of people will be on the move in Rock Hill this weekend, marching to put an end to gang violence.

It’s called Peace in the Streets -- 1,000 Man March and will be held at Fountain Park Saturday. Organizers said they are hoping the march will help to make for a peaceful summer by showing teens a better way.

Gang violence has been a major issue in Rock Hill. In late April, a triple homicide on Gist Road got many people’s attention.

“I believe everybody can sow a seed in our community to help improve the conditions to help change the narrative of our youth,” said organizer Alonzo Lumpkin.

>> In the video at the top of the page, Channel 9′s Glenn Counts spoke to organizers about how they hope so many gathered together can bring change.

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