Stop The Violence Rally kicks off - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

Stop The Violence Rally kicks off

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Savannah came together to try and stop the crime problems in the city at Savannah's First African Baptist Church. Mayor Edna Jackson and Police Chief Willie Lovett were on hand for the event. The event was organized by Pastor Eric Mason and his wife Sharleen. It hits close to home for the couple as their 19 year old son Marquis Mason was one of the eight people shot two weeks ago at the Coastal Empire Fair. Their goal is to reach teens before its too late.

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