One Year Later, Reefa Supporters Rally on Miami Beach and Demand Answers

More than 200 people gathered at the corner of 71st Street and Collins Avenue last night with skateboards, armbands, and signs scrawled with the message "#JusticeForReefa."

The corner is the same spot where one year earlier, 18-year-old Israel "Reefa" Hernandez died after a Miami Beach Police officer shot him in the chest with a Taser following a foot chase that began when he was caught tagging the walls of a nearby abandoned McDonald's with graffiti. Hernandez's family, friends, and supporters celebrated the teen's life last night but said they're still waiting for justice.

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Sabrina Rodriguez