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Ala vigils for slain Fla teen draws hundreds

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Hundreds of people turned out in Alabama for vigils remembering the unarmed Florida teenager who was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch captain last month.

In Birmingham, more than 400 people attended a ceremony held in a downtown park Sunday night for Trayvon Martin. They gathered at a statue of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

A similar vigil was held at the civil rights memorial in Montgomery, where many demonstrators wore hoodies and carried iced teas. That's what authorities say Martin was doing when he was fatally wounded while visiting family in Sanford, Fla.

The man who allegedly shot the teenager hasn't been charged.

Mayor William Bell was among those attending the vigil in Birmingham. He says justice hasn't been done in the case.

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