Stop Youth Violence: Atlanta Community Calls for Peace Following Tragic Gas Station Shooting

(FOX 5) Family, friends and community leaders are calling for an end to youth violence following the heartbreaking loss of 3-year-old T’Rhigi Craig, killed on Easter Sunday while riding in the backseat of his mother’s car. Police told FOX 5, “the bullet came from a gas station at the corner of Eastland and Bouldercrest roads.” Authorities have since charged a 15-year-old boy with the shooting, highlighting concerns over youth violence in our community. Local leaders, including Pastors Orrin Hudson and Victor Speakman, are now asking parents and law enforcement to work together to proactively “steer young people from committing crimes.” The tragedy also emphasizes the critical need for local business owners to do their part to protect our community by taking steps to deter foreseeable crime and by providing a safe premises for their patrons. The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) warns gas stations are often the targets of criminal…

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