Violence continues in Harrisburg with the city`s 9th homicide of the year last night. Tuesday, the topic of gun violence is front and center as members of an Obama political action committee makes a stop in the capitol city. 27 year-old David Terrell Nightengale was gunned down and killed along Muench Street in Harrisburg.
“ All the years I`ve been here this is unusual that we`ve had this many at the beginning of the year, usually they`re kind of spread out. Usually we have three or four at the beginning of the year and a couple at the end so this is very unusual,” says Chief Pierre Ritter, Harrisburg Police
Tuesday , an ironic stop in Harrisburg from the Obama Super Pac 1911’s tour against gun violence. The group is on a national bus tour to end youth violence, called ” Love and Protect Our Children”. They’re visiting cities across the country trying to start a change.
“People say where’s city council? But where are you? People say where’ s the police but where are you? It’s going to take all of us together to combat this problem,” says Bishop A.E. Sullivan, 1911 United
This all just hours after yet another act of violence.
“ The problem isn`t guns or knives or pressure cookers, it`s violence and how we treat eqach other and that`s the real issue. We have to have a national discussion,” says Graham Hetrick, Dauphin County Coroner