CITY COUNCILWOMAN CALLS FOR OPEN DIALOGUE ABOUT RECENT GUN VIOLENCE

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The fatal shooting at Woodlawn Manor Apartments in Tuscaloosa on Wednesday night was the third fatal shooting in the Druid City in the last three days. The recent uptick in violence has Tuscaloosa’s city leaders concerned and calling for action.

District 2 Councilwoman Raevan Howard, who also serves as the chair of the city’s Public Safety Committee, is asking everyone in Tuscaloosa to start an open dialogue in hopes of improving awareness and decreasing violence.

“I’m just asking for a call of action. We really need every community member, church organization, everybody, school teachers, students, friends, peers of the individuals that are committing these acts of violence, to really talk to each other,” Howard said.

Howard said that there are no winners of gun violence.

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