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Mayor Hancock Statement on Shooting at 21st St. and Lawrence St.

Mayor Michael B. Hancock released the following statement regarding the shooting yesterday that occurred at 21st St. and Lawrence St.:

“First and foremost, our condolences go out to the family who lost a loved one yesterday at 21st and Lawrence. Our prayers are also with the injured and their families. Shootings like these and other recent tragedies in the neighborhood are unacceptable. The victims deserve justice and the people responsible for these horrible acts will be held accountable. I met with district commanders at the scene yesterday to see if additional resources are needed and have been in constant communication with the Executive Director of Safety and the Police Chief, who have been actively assessing the needs in the area. Our officers worked through the night to find the individuals responsible for this shooting, and they deserve our gratitude for their dedication and service. We’re going to ensure our they have whatever they need to keep all our residents safe.”