“These are my four nephews,” Shawsy Cody said while looking down at her shirt. “They were all murdered at the same time. A whole chunk of our heart was taken from us.”
There were moments of both applause and outrage as the community came together to find ways to silence the shots ringing out across the city.
One man was escorted out of the meeting after an outburst from the crowd. He screamed out that city leaders weren’t doing anything.
“I completely understand,” Matin said. “Edwards was apologizing for this man`s outburst, but everybody in the room understood and agreed with him….the frustration.”
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City leaders push for stricter gun control laws after more than a dozen child deaths
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