A community conversation about gun violence. Seven people have been shot and killed in Bloomington-Normal in the past two months. There have also been numerous lesser shooting incidents. Federal prosecutors announced arrests and indictments of fifteen members of the gang the Bomb Squad for a variety of serious crimes including several murders, one of them, in April, a Bradley University student who was a bystander. With us to talk about the issues surrounding the gun violence are the Rev. William Bennett, City of Refuge Ministries and member of the Bloomington Public Safety and Community Relations Board (PSCRB); Normal Police Chief Rick Bleichner; Karen Irvin of Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America; and community leader Allen Chambers.
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