Rally calls for justice after Evelyn Rodriguez's death

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BAY SHORE -

Two and a half weeks after the death of Evelyn Rodriguez, there was a simple showing of support for her on Fifth Avenue in Bay Shore -- a sign calling for justice in the investigation into her death.

Dozens crowded into a small meeting room inside the police precinct, demanding answers in the investigation. Police refused to allow cameras inside.

MORE: Evelyn Rodriguez remembered as ‘warrior for peace’

Rodriguez was fatally struck by an SUV Sept. 14 after a verbal argument about the placement of a memorial for her daughter, who was allegedly killed by MS-13 gang members. The driver behind the wheel of that SUV hasn't been charged, or even identified.

That infuriates Rodriguez's surviving family, including her oldest daughter, Kelsey Cuevas.

"It's hurtful because my mom did so much in a little bit of time," she says. "And I feel like the least they can do is have justice for my mom."

The officers facilitating the meeting told the people to "trust the process" when it comes to their probe into Rodriguez's death.

Officers also informed attendees that since Evelyn's death there was police surveillance camera installed near the site to deter anymore incidents.

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