CINCINNATI - Peace activists in the city used an unusual method to spread their anti-violence message.
The first ever "Rollin' 4 Peace" procession began on Hawthorne Avenue in East Price Hill on Saturday.
It included a hearse to make it look more like a funeral procession in order to get people's attention.
"We really want to send the message people are losing loved ones at the hands of violence and it doesn't really make much sense for why some of the violence happens in the city," said Dion Crockett, a participant. "One homicide is one too many."
The procession also traveled through neighborhoods that have experienced some of the city's highest volume of gun violence including Lower Price Hill, West Price Hill, Millvale, Winton Terrace, North Avondale, Avondale, Mt. Auburn and Over-the-Rhine.
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