Mayor Ed Lee, center, tours the site of The City’s second Navigation Center with Community Housing Partnership executive director Gail…

Homeless residents and their supporters gathered in the Mission district on Thursday to call for a moratorium on the removal of tents less than two weeks after Mayor Ed Lee vowed to sweep encampments citywide.

Specifically, homeless residents objected to the mayor using the April 7 fatal police shooting of a homeless man, Luis Gongora, who was living in an encampment on Shotwell Street in the Mission as a basis for the crackdown.

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