Young man's death commemorated at City Hall rally, vigil this evening


Family, friends and community members grieving for the life of Lawrence Richardson will meet on Fillmore and Eddy at 6:15 tonight for a candle light vigil. Richardson, 21, was shot and killed on Eddy April 2.

His death marks the 18th homicide in San Francisco this year.

At a rally at City Hall marking the 44th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr, Amos Brown, president of the San Francisco chapter of the NAACP, mourned the young man’s death. Read more »