Birmingham vigil calls for 'justice' for Mark Duggan

More than a dozen people have gathered in Birmingham city centre today in a show of solidarity for the family of Mark Duggan.

Bearing posters calling for "justice" and declaring "No to police violence", the protesters met outside the West Midlands Police headquarters, at Lloyd House.

People at the vigil outside Lloyd House today
People at the vigil outside Lloyd House today Credit: ITV News Central

Mr Duggan was killed when he was shot by police in London in 2011, sparking the riots which then spread across the country - including major violence in Birmingham and Wolverhampton.

His family has expressed outrage at the verdict of an inquest jury, which ruled he had been killed lawfully.

Some of the posters read "Justice for Mark Duggan" and "No to police violence"
Some of the posters read "Justice for Mark Duggan" and "No to police violence" Credit: ITV News Central

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Mark Duggan vigil to be held in Birmingham

A vigil showing solidarity for Mark Duggan's family is to be held in Birmingham city centre this afternoon. It will coincide with a vigil set to be held at Tottenham police station in London by the Duggan family.