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People rally in Baltimore to protest violence

Posted at 9:30 PM, Jul 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-28 00:17:43-04

About three dozen protesters gathered outside of City Hall during a weekly demonstration against police violence, this time just hours after Baltimore's top prosecutor dismissed the three remaining cases against officers charged in the death of a young, black man whose neck was broken in custody.

Organizer Tawanda Jones said Wednesday evening that she wasn't surprised prosecutors dropped all of the charges against the three remaining officers in the Freddie Gray case. Jones says that given the previous acquittals in the cases against the officers' co-defendants, she would have made the same choice as State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby.

Still, Jones says she's grateful that Mosby tried.

"She did something we never saw happen before," she says.