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Memorial walk held for Jorge Gomez in Las Vegas

Posted at 11:24 PM, Jun 09, 2020

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — There was a memorial walk down the Las Vegas Strip Tuesday night for the man who was shot by police earlier this month.

Friends and family walked for Jorge Gomez - he was the man shot and killed by police in front of a federal courthouse.

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Tuesday’s crowd was heavily armed while making their way down the Strip in his memory.

According to police, Gomez was carrying several guns and wearing full body armor when he was shot.

Authorities say the 25-year-old raised his gun at them moments before the shooting.

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