PHOTOS: City leaders, gay rights activists march against rise in NYC hate crimes

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and other local officials joined with LGBT groups and other community members on Monday to march to the site of Friday night’s shooting of Marc Carson and to denounce hate violence.

Carson, 32, was killed in the West Village at about midnight Friday. The suspected gunman, Elliott Morales, allegedly shouted anti-gay slurs at Carson before pulling out a gun and shooting him in the face.

The march started at the LGBT Center at 208 W. 13th St. and ended at the corner of Eighth Street and Sixth Avenue.




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