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Lexington community comes together for annual peace walk

Antonio Franklin Peace Walk 2020
Posted at 11:04 AM, Apr 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-25 11:15:49-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The community came together for a peace walk Saturday to call for an end to gun violence in Lexington.

The Fayette County Sheriff's has held these peace walks since 2014 in honor of Antonio Franklin Jr., who was killed by a stray bullet in Duncan Park.

The peace walk happened Saturday at 2 p.m. at Duncan Park.

It came at a time when Lexington Police is investigating 15 homicides that have happened so far this year.