Oakland high school students march in honor of man who died in Alameda police custody

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In the East Bay, high school students marched in honor of 26-year-old Mario Gonzalez, a man killed after being pinned down by Alameda police officers last month.

ALAMEDA, Calif. (KGO) -- In the East Bay, high school students marched in honor of 26-year-old Mario Gonzalez, a man killed after being pinned down by Alameda police officers last month.

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The students from Oakland Technical High School kicked off the march at 4 p.m. at the Oscar Grant Plaza at Fruitvale BART station.

Their final destination was Alameda Police Department.

ABC7 News spoke to the student who was the lead organizer behind the event.

Watch the video posted in the media player above for the live report from ABC7's Stephanie Sierra.

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