Community comes together to stop gun violence

Original Publish date: September 20, 2021

In a show of solidarity against the gun violence that has reached record-breaking proportions in St. Petersburg this year, mayoral candidate Robert Blackmon marched side by side with community leaders and residents in the second Annual Stop the Violence Walk Friday.

The Stop the Violence Walk was created by Maress Scott after his son was murdered while riding his bicycle around his grandmother’s neighborhood in south St. Pete two years ago. Held on Sept. 17, the second anniversary of Marquis Scotts’ murder, around 75 people attended the march and candlelight vigil.

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