BALTIMORE (WJZ) — After shootings in Fells Level during the last two weekends, officers say they’ve the sources in place to attempt to forestall extra violence this weekend. Metropolis companies additionally met with neighborhood enterprise house owners to attempt to focus on their considerations.
First District Councilman Zeke Cohen stated immediately that officers had a great dialog with enterprise house owners in making an attempt to ensure all their considerations are heard
Each officers, enterprise house owners and guests Saturday stated there’s nonetheless much more that must be achieved.
“It’s so essential that we work collectively as a metropolis for options,” stated Cohen.
Cohen stated Saturday that everybody, together with metropolis officers, enterprise house owners and neighbors need to work collectively to attempt to cease the gun violence that’s occurred in Fells Level and in different neighborhoods all throughout Baltimore.
“This isn’t only a Fells Level problem, it’s a Baltimore problem,” stated Cohen. “Violence in our metropolis can’t be tolerated irrespective of the place it’s.”
Fells level enterprise house owners met with metropolis companies on Friday to voice their considerations about issues like parking enforcement and alcohol consumption and gross sales within the space that noticed shootings during the last two weekends.
“Each neighborhood deserves the sources finish metropolis companies and public security, that we’re requesting right here,” stated Sean Brescia of The Wharf Rat, a Fells Level bar.
Carlson says there’s extra work to be achieved in addressing the violence, however stated he felt good about popping out to the realm on Saturday.
“I felt secure all day immediately. I believe that Baltimore’s achieved a great job responding and having the fitting folks right here to make issues secure and to make it possible for we’re all secure,” stated customer Nicholas Carlson of Butchers Hill.