Peace march to include over 700 crosses to mark Chicago 2016 homicides

ABC7 Chicago

AURORA, Ill. (WLS) — The numbers of shootings and deaths related to gun violence are breaking hearts across the city as police search for a way to end it.

It will be a call to action — by the families of those claimed by Chicago’s gun violence.

They’ll remember all who’ve been shot and killed in 2016 by carrying white crosses during a peace march down the Mag Mile.

As he has done for years, Aurora resident Greg Zanis is building the two-foot long crosses that will each bear the name of a person shot dead in Chicago this year.

It’s happening with the help of Pastor Manny Rivera of Restoration Church …