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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Dozens came together Friday night to put an end to gun violence in the community in Southwest Philadelphia.

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Officers and neighbors gathered for the inaugural Southwest Police Division Peace Walk.

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“We have to stop this senseless violence. Gun violence affect us all,” tweeted Derrick Wood, a commanding officer for the Southwest police division in Philly.

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They marched down 52nd Street and Baltimore Avenue, heading northbound to raise awareness and highlight their cause.

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The rally made a few stops in between as community members marched alongside Philadelphia police officers holding anti-gun signs and images of victims of gun violence.

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Officials and community members say they will continue to rally until peace is restored in their community.