Service To Honor Trayvon Martin in D.C.

Event is Wednesday night at Shadow Room on K Street

By Brandon Benavides
|  Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012  |  Updated 9:47 AM EDT
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Service To Honor Trayvon Martin in D.C.

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The family of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin will attend a service to honor their loved one Wednesday night in D.C.

Professional athletes, entertainers, community leaders, policy makers and advocates are expected to attend the service happening from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Shadow Room on K Street in northwest Washington.

A neighborhood watch volunteer, 28-year-old George Zimmerman, is charged with second-degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing Martin. Zimmerman has pleaded not guilty and is out on bond.

The shooting happened February 26 in a gated community in Sanford, Fla.

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