‘We must find a solution. We have no choice.’

spu shooting

The Mayor made the following remarks today: “Gun violence is happening everywhere and it’s impacting everyone.
Seattle is not unique and Seattle is not immune.

Our nation is experiencing an epidemic of senseless gun violence. We have seen it in Seattle in the early hours of Sunday morning and we saw it yesterday at Seattle Pacific University.

I have, in the last week, spent time in the funeral home with the family of Ahmed Said. I spent time in the home of Dwone Anderson-Young. In both cases, I spent time talking to their mothers and it was a very, very difficult moment. But in both cases, I saw people who want to figure out how we move forward with compassion and how we move forward with justice.

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