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Dozens March in NYC to Protest Deadly Police Shooting of Transgender Woman

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    Dozens in NYC Rally for Transgender Woman Killed by Police

    Dozens of people rallied through the streets of Manhattan on Saturday night to protest the deadly shooting of a transgender woman by police in St. Louis earlier this week.

    (Published Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017)

    Dozens of people marched through the streets of Manhattan on Saturday night to protest the deadly shooting of a transgender woman by police in St. Louis earlier this week. 

    About 50 people rallied outside of the Stonewall Inn, an LGBT historical site in Greenwich Village, in honor of Kiwi Herring.

    Herring was fatally shot by officers Tuesday morning after allegedly stabbing one of them.

    Relatives and friends have said Herring was a transgender woman.

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    Police and witnesses have offered differing accounts of what happened in the moments leading up to Herring's death. 

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