Crowd at vigil criticizes Zimmerman verdict

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — More than 100 people gathered in south Minneapolis to speak out against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida.

The Star-Tribune ( reports that a crowd gathered Sunday night at a synagogue in south Minneapolis for a service focusing on the case and recent verdict.

Rabbi Michael Latz says he organized the service at Shir Tikvah to let people in the community come together during a time of anguish.

Many attendees say they were spurred to attend to protest a verdict they view as an injustice.

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