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Monday, December 6, 2021

Six people shot in Henrico in just three days

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Six people shot in Henrico in just three days
Six people shot in Henrico in just three days

Crime stats are soaring in the region with 21 homicides so far this year in Henrico compared to 14 in all of last year.

OVER THE LAST SEVERAL DAYS -JUST HOURS AFTER HENRICO COUNTYLEADERS MET TO DISCUSS SOARINGGUN VIOLENCE.GOOD EVENINGI 'MBILL FITZGERALD.AND I'M CANDACE BURNS.LIVE BEHINYD OU CRIME INSIDERJON BURKETT TELLS US WHYOFFICALS AND EXPERTS SAY THEYNEED TO CONNECT WITH LOCALTEENAGERS.JON?6 PEOPLE SHOT TO INCLUDE TWOJUVENILES OVER THE PAST THREEDAYS IN HENRICO COUNTY CRIMESTATS SOARING IN THE REGIONTHEY'RE 21 HOMICIDES SO FAR THISYEAR IN HENRICO - COMPARED TO 14TOTAL LAST YEARFRIDAY MORNING COUNTY LEADERSINCLUDING POLICE CHIEF ERICENGLISH MET WITH SENATOR MARKWARNER TO DISCUSS SOARINGGUN VIOLENCE IN THE REGIONENGLISH MADE A COMMENT ABOUTONE WAY KIDS ARE SCORING THEWEAPONS" LOOK AT THE NUMBER OF WEAPONSTAKEN OUT OF VEHICLESACROSS THE REGION!

THEY ARESTOLEN OUT OF VEHICLES BECAUSEEITHER THEY'RE LEFT UNLOCKED ORPOPELE TO OBTAIN THOSE AND THOSEARE GUNS GETTING INTO THEHANDSOFOUR YOUTH." LESS THAN NINEHOURS LATERNATS: THERE WOULD BE 5 PEOPLESHOT INDIFFERENT PARTS OF HENRICOCOUNTY.HERE OFFFAWCETT LANE - CRIME INSIDERSOURCES TELL ME A JUVENILE WASACCIDENTALLY SHOT BY HIS FRNIED- SOURCES ADD A 15YEAR OLD WAS CHARGED "IT'S JUSTA SIG NOF THE TIMES."TWO MORE WERE SHOT ON CRENSHAWROADAND LOADS OF LEAD SPILLED INTOTHE STREETS ON DELMONT.TWOGUN SHOT VICTIMS THERE AS WELL.C-ISOURCES SAY ONE OF THE MEN SHOTON DELMONT HAD TIES TO A HOMEGROWN GANG."WE'VE SEEN LOOSENING OFRESTRICTIONS F WORHAT YOU CANEVEN DO WITH JUVENILES.THEREARE CERTAIN THINGS YOU CAN'TDETAIN JUVENILES FOR THAT YOUCOULD TWO OR THREE YEARS AGO ANDTHEY KNOW IT - THE KIDS PICK UPON THAT STUFF PRETTY QUICK."MILES TURNER FROM LAWENFORCEMENT CONSULTING LLC SAYSYOUNG PEOPLE HAVE DONETHEIR HOMEWORK AND ARE VERYAWARE OF WHAT THEY CAN ANDCAN'T GET AWAY WITH NATS:SEVERAL IN THIS CRIME SUMMITBELIEVE GETTING TO THE YOUTHBEFORE THE STREETS DO IS ONE WAYTO STEER THEM AWAY FROM VIOLENTPATHS THAT AREPRESENT " THERE'S A BUILD UP TOTHIS THING..SO WHEN YOU START ATA YOUNG AGE AND TRYING TO GETKIDS TO SEE A DIFFERENT WAY - ITHINK THAT'S THE METHODOLIGY WEWILL HAVE TO USE TO GET TO THEGRASS ROOTS OF WHAT IS ACTUALLYOCCURING IN OUR COMMUNITY."A HENRICO MAN IS DEAD AFTER A

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