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Demonstrators rally in City Heights in solidarity for Freddie Gray

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The death of Freddie Gray sparked outrage and riots in Baltimore, and on Wednesday night, demonstrators took the streets for a rally in City Heights.

About 150 demonstrators marched in City Heights in solidarity with Baltimore and the victims of police brutality.

Despite one demonstrator throwing a glass bottle at an officer, the Wednesday rally, was peaceful.

"San Diego to Baltimore, we won't take abuse no more," the activists shouted. 

In their riot helmets, CHP Barricaded Interstate-15 on El Cajon Boulevard for the Baltimore uprising protest.

San Diegans united with Baltimore after Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old who was arrested by Baltimore police and died from spinal injury.

San Diego demonstrators joined others from cities like Baltimore and New York City.

"I think it's important to demand justice of every person of color who suffered at the hands of police brutality," said Bryan Kim.

Looting and rioting took over Monday night in Baltimore, and while President Obama shamed those who burned down a CVS, San Diego demonstrators said it got their attention.

"You can rebuild a CVS. You can restock it. You can go back to business, but these lives are gone forever," said Andrew Mackay.

Before the march into City Heights, demonstrators rallied at Rosa Parks Rec-Center.

"I think it really tells you that number one. this is a real sincere problem in the community. We have police brutality that affects people of color no matter what race or immigration or history is in the United States," said Bryan Kim.

Pastor Shane Harris called the peaceful rally, beautiful.

"This is everyone being unified in solidarity with the issue the fact that we are human beings and no one wants to be treated unjust and unfair," said Pastor Harris.

There were no arrests on Wednesday night according to police.

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