BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The nonstop spike in crime from month to month has one of Maryland’s top congressional leaders begging for an end to what he calls “black on black” violence.
Marcus Washington with more on Congressman Elijah Cummings’ emotional call for peace.
It’s not often we see a man beg publicly, but that is what’s happening when it comes to the homicides and shootings in Baltimore. Congressman Cummings is not alone, as he is begging for it to stop.
It’s the constant tragedy that is becoming normality in Baltimore City. Each month, city police are recording some of the highest homicides per month in decades.
“And so I’m begging you–put your guns down–put your guns down and allow people to live,” said Congressman Elijah Cummings.