Trayvon Martin's Family Plans March
NEW YORK (AP) - The parents of a black teenager shot to death by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida are planning to attend a march in his memory Wednesday night in New York City.
Tracy Martin tells The Associated Press he's "honored" that a rally is being held for his 17-year-old son Trayvon and appreciates the outpouring of support.
The teen was killed Feb. 26 in a gated community in Sanford, Fla., after buying candy at a convenience store.
Trayvon Martin was unarmed and wearing a hoodie at the time. Wednesday's event is being called the Million Hoodie March.
The shooter, George Zimmerman, has not been charged in the shooting.
He has said he shot Martin in self-defense after Martin attacked him.
The U.S. Department of Justice has opened a civil rights probe into the shooting.
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