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WATCH: Mayor Justin Bibb and other city officials address gun violence and safety in Cleveland

Posted at 8:24 AM, Jun 07, 2022

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb, along with the interim chief of police, EMS commissioner and safety director held a news conference Tuesday to address gun violence, safety, prevention and intervention in Cleveland and across the country.

Watch the full news conference in the media player below:

Mayor Justin Bibb addresses gun violence and safety in Cleveland

Interim Cleveland Division of Police Chief Wayne Drummond got emotional talking about gun violence in the city and the death of a 10-year-old boy early Monday.

Interim Cleveland police chief gets emotional talking about 10YO killed

The press conference follows a torrent of gun violence and death in the city.

On Monday, a 10-year-old boy died after he was shot when a bullet traveled through the ceiling and into his bedroom.

On June 3, a man was shot at a Public Square bus stop.

On June 1, a 3-year-old was shot in the leg and went to the hospital in critical condition on Garden Valley.

On May 23, three men and two women injured after shooting near Five Points Shopping Center.

On May 23, a 14-year-old died after she was shot in the head while lying in her bed inside a home in Glenville.

On May 12, a 101-year-old woman was shot in her home.

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