Crowd gathers to remember Kionte Spencer, two years after Roanoke County police shooting

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ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) It's been two years since teenager Kionte Spencer was fatally shot by Roanoke County police. Roughly two dozen friends, family members, and community activists gathered Monday to say they still don't have answers.

Organizers from Roanoke's NAACP branch say the department never released the unedited video of the event or the officers' names, though federal investigators closed their independent investigation on the fatal shooting.

President Brenda Hale says they'll keep a spotlight on the Spencer case until they find out more.

"He will never, ever be forgotten. His death will not be in vain," Hale said. "As we move forward, our goals and objectives are to prevent any other tragedies from happening, be it in Roanoke City or Roanoke County."

The group ended the program by marching to the spot where Spencer was shot.

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