Vigil held for community activist fatally shot last week

CHICAGO (WLS) -- One of the latest victims of Chicago violence was remembered on the city's South Side Tuesday night.

Matthew Williams' friends and relatives held a vigil at 71st and Calumet near where the community activist was killed. On Friday night, someone opened fire on his friend's apartment complex.

Williams' loved ones say he fought hard to seek change in Chicago's communities and was loved by many.

"He was a friend to everybody, he was very rarely hated," said Tamara Williams, his sister. "He always had a big smile on his face."

Williams' friends marched around the neighborhood where he was killed asking for the community to help find his killer.
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