By Josefina Morales Undeterred by scattered thunderstorms, the family of Alex Gonzales Jr., as well as their supporters and activists, gathered on Monday evening to commemorate what would have been Gonzales’s 28th birthday, celebrating his memory and calling for the arrest and conviction of the police who murdered him. On January 5, Austin Police Department (APD) officers Gabriel Gutierrez and Luis Serrato shot and killed Gonzales as … Continue reading Austin: Family of Alex Gonzales Jr. Celebrates His Birthday, Calls to Convict Police Who Killed Him
By Brian Martel On May 8, over a hundred people marched for Alex Gonzales Jr., and other victims of police violence through East Austin. Protesters demanded the conviction of officers Luis Serrato and Gabriel Gutierrez who murdered Alex Jr. The march started at the Huston-Tillotson University and finished at Chicano Park. “No Justice, No Peace,” and “Justice for Alex!” were chanted throughout the march. Onlookers … Continue reading Austin: Community Marches for Alex Gonzales Jr.