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Mayor to lead 'March Against Gun Violence'

Posted: 5:55 AM, Dec 18, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-18 05:55:53-05
Mayor to lead 'March Against Gun Violence'
Mayor to lead 'March Against Gun Violence'

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman is holding a “March Against Gun Violence” on Friday evening.

The march is in response to six shooting deaths in the last 6 weeks in the sunshine city.

Four of those shootings remain unsolved by police.

Mayor Rick Kriseman, city leaders, and neighbors at the St. Petersburg Police Department will start the march at 5:00 p.m. at Police Headquarters and it will end with remarks by the mayor at the 'Love Your Neighborhood' mural at the corner of 22nd Street and 1st Avenue S.

Here’s a breakdown of the 6 shootings:

  • • Tyler Lord (Age 17): December 17– Unsolved
  • • Gabriel Wallace (Age 17): December 15 – Unsolved
  • • Aaron Davis (Age 25): December 6 – Unsolved
  • • Jerrod Evans (Age 18): November 29 – Arrest Made
  • • Lennie Acostas (Age 16): November 10 – Unsolved
  • • Joshua Walsh (Age 22): November 10 – Arrest Made