Studying neighborhood marches in assist of ending gun violence

READING, Pa. – After one other lethal taking pictures within the metropolis, the Studying neighborhood is gathering in an effort to finish the gun violence.

Berks County residents gathered at Metropolis Park on Sunday, urging the neighborhood to return collectively and cease the shootings.

Demonstrators began gathering on the band shell at Metropolis Park round 5:30 p.m.

The One Love Challenge is asking this motion ‘March to the Cease of Violence.’

One of many organizers tells 69 Information, this previous week he has not felt protected within the space.

Organizers are urging everybody locally to return collectively and battle in opposition to the spike in violence the realm has seen lately.

Simply this previous Friday police say a 19-year-old was shot and killed in a automotive within the space of Lackawanna Road and Schuylkill Avenue.

Authorities say various the shootings these days have concerned youthful folks. It is a development organizers at Sunday’s motion say they have been very involved about.

Demonstrators will likely be marching across the metropolis Sunday night earlier than returning to Metropolis Park for a vigil.

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