A cycle of violence

  • Tequila Forshee, 12, was fatally shot while she sat on her grandmother's living room floor getting her hair braided in August. HANDOUT PHOTO

  • Glenn Forshee photographed on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. Glenn's 12-year old daughter, Tequila Forshee, was murdered in Miami Gardens. Family members have said that they believe it to be gang related. The August tragedy has turned Tequila’s father into a community activist. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Glenn Forshee photographed on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. Glenn's 12-year old daughter, Tequila Forshee, was murdered in Miami Gardens. Family members have said that they believe it to be gang related. The August tragedy has turned Tequila’s father into a community activist. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Glenn Forshee, center, photographed on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, with his four children, from left: Alize, 14; Crystal 10; Forshee; Glenn III, 8; and Gevarius 3. Glenn's 12-year old daughter, Tequila Forshee, was murdered in Miami Gardens. Family members have said that they believe it to be gang related. The August tragedy has turned Tequila’s father into a community activist. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Glenn Forshee photographed on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. Glenn's 12-year old daughter, Tequila Forshee, was murdered in Miami Gardens. Family members have said that they believe it to be gang related. The August tragedy has turned Tequila’s father into a community activist. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Glenn Forshee photographed on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. Glenn's 12-year old daughter, Tequila Forshee, was murdered in Miami Gardens. Family members have said that they believe it to be gang related. The August tragedy has turned Tequila’s father into a community activist. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Arthur Jackson III, center, Senior Pastor of the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Miami Gardens, preaches against violent crime and gang activity in the city, during the Miami Gardens Christian Community Against Crime's "Prayer Rally" on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. The event drew hundreds of supporters, who walked one mile together to the rally site, the Betty T. Ferguson Center, at 3000 NW 199th St. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Supporters of actions to end violent crimes and gang activity in Miami Gardens walk along Northwest 183rd Street to the Miami Gardens Christian Community Against Crime's "Prayer Rally" on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Longtime Miami Gardens residents Christopher Reid, center; and Rose Henry, center right; chant uplifting phrases with others during a one-mile walk to the Miami Gardens Christian Community Against Crime's "Prayer Rally" on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Sybrina Fulton, whose 17-year-old son, Trayvon Martin, was fatally shot last year by George Zimmerman, who claimed self-defense, speaks against violence to hundreds of people at the Miami Gardens Christian Community Against Crime's "Prayer Rally" on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Trayvon lived in Miami Gardens with Fulton before his death in Sanford, where he was visiting his father. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Arms spread wide, Lorneka Joseph, center, sings songs of praise with others attending he Miami Gardens Christian Community Against Crime's "Prayer Rally" on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Apostle Carlos Malone Sr., senior pastor of The Bethel Church in Miami, preaches to hundreds of people attending the Miami Gardens Christian Community Against Crime's "Prayer Rally" on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Daresha Pender, 14, left; and Alize Forshee, 14, hold a banner in memory of Daresha's step-sister and Alize's sister, 12-year-old Tequila Forshee, killed Aug. 15 by gunshots fired into her grandmother's Miami Gardens. Tequila was among those remembered on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, during the Miami Gardens Christian Community Against Crime's "Prayer Rally" at the Betty T. Ferguson Center. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Hundreds of people set out at the start of a one-mile walk to the Miami Gardens Christian Community Against Crime's "Prayer Rally" on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. The northwest Miami-Dade city has experienced violent crimes and gang activity, which prompted the event. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF