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Akron and Cleveland mayors host briefing with other Ohio mayors on gun violence

Urged 'Senate to enact commonsense laws to prevent gun violence'
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Posted at 1:03 PM, Jun 13, 2022

CLEVELAND — Ohio mayors, including from Cleveland and Akron, met virtually Monday to “urge the Senate to enact commonsense laws to prevent gun violence."

The briefing happened at 1:30 p.m. Watch the full news conference below:

Akron and Cleveland mayors host briefing with other Ohio mayors on gun violence

The mayors who met are:

  • Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb and Interim Cleveland Police Chief Wayne Drummond 
  • Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Columbus Police Chief Elaine Bryant 
  • Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan and Akron Police Chief Stephen Mylett
  • Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval 
  • Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz 

The mayors discussed how their communities are preparing for the implementation of state gun laws that could further increase the prevalence of firearms in their communities.

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

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