Jeff Stewart, Gwen Woods and Theresa Smith watch the balloons drift into the sky during the vigil of one year anniversary of the death of Mario Woods on December 2, 2016. The vigil start at Bayview Park and ended where Woods was killed by SFPD. Aleah Fajardo/ Special to S.F. Examiner

Community remembers Mario Woods one year after his death

Local activists, community members, friends and family of Mario Woods gathered for two separate events Friday, December 2, 2016 to remember the life of Mario Woods who was shot and killed by police one year ago on December 2, 2015. A small group of demonstrators protested the officers who killed him outside the Hall of Justice around noon Friday, December 2nd while others joined near Martin Luther King Jr. Pool in San Francisco’s Bayview District for a vigil and remembrance event at 6 p.m. the same day. Photos by Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner.

Jeff Stewart, Gwen Woods and Theresa Smith watch the balloons drift into the sky during the vigil of one year anniversary of the death of Mario Woods on December 2, 2016. The vigil start at Bayview Park and ended where Woods was killed by SFPD. Aleah Fajardo/ Special to S.F. Examiner

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Jeff Stewart, Gwen Woods and Theresa Smith watch the balloons drift into the sky during the vigil of one year anniversary of the death of Mario Woods on December 2, 2016. The vigil start at Bayview Park and ended where Woods was killed by SFPD. Aleah Fajardo/ Special to S.F. Examiner

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