Group marches for justice for slain 11-year-old Josue Flores

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Dozens wanted their voices to be heard, as police look for killer of 11-year-old Josue Flores.

Off Fulton Street in Houston's Northside neighborhood, you could hear the call for justice all day long. Hundreds of people from all walks of life turned out to march for Josue Flores.

They demanded his killer be caught.

The 11-year old was brutally stabbed Tuesday as he walked home from Marshall Middle School.

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His sister, Guadalupe Flores, said her little brother would want a message of love to resonate in the neighborhood.

Everyone wants an end to the violent crime.

"I'm trying to put that message across. It's about love. My brother wanted everybody to be together, to come together. I know he would want everybody to come together as one to find whoever did this," said Flores. "It's not about race. It's not about color. It's not about anything. We're all brothers and sisters in Christ, no matter the color. No matter what you've done in your life, it's all about love."

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Guadalupe Flores said her family is pleading for answers. They want justice for Josue.

"This is hitting everybody deep in their heart. It's just about love. It has to stay about love. Nothing else, just love," said Flores. "Please come forward. Any details. No matter how small you think that it might be, just come out and tell us. Call HPD. Tell somebody if you're too scared. Come out and let us know. It would mean a lot to us."

The boy will be buried on Tuesday. His memorial services are listed below.

Monday, 5/23
Wake: 1-8pm
La Paz Memorial Funeral Home
7902 Nordling Road
Houston, Texas 77037

Tuesday, 5/24
Procession: 9-10:30am
La Paz Memorial Funeral Home
7902 Nordling Road
Houston, Texas 77037

Funeral Mass: 11am
Holy Name Catholic Church
1917 Cochran Street
Houston, Texas 77009

Burial: 12:15pm
Historic Hollywood Cemetery
3506 North Main Street
Houston, Texas 7009
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