Jennifer Joyce announces new attempt to reduce unlawful gun ownership.
In the past two weeks, an 11-year old boy has been shot and killed in South Saint Louis, and an 11-year old girl and 15-year old were shot and wounded in North Saint Louis in separate incidents.
“The thing I was trying to get through was these criminal empires are far in excess of what Capone would’ve ever dreamed of.”
The measure provides financial help to relocate victims and witnesses who testify in gang-related cases.
There’s too many illegal guns in STL. That’s what St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce tweeted Wednesday to her 2,200 plus followers.
Maria Chapelle-Nadal points to four states which charge parents with crimes if their child hurt someone with a gun.
St. Louis police meet with northside residents to discuss recent increase in gang activity and shootings.
For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.
“There’s a mayor there who completely ignores it, and keeps all night, nightclubs open just attracting violence and drugs and thugs.”
Gang members are getting younger. Police say major recruiting grounds are at middle schools and high schools.