After Gun Violence, Detroit Mayor Vows Murder Drop

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After Detroit's second outbreak of gun violence in less than a week, Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick called for city, county, and federal law enforcement officials to renew their commitment to take guns off the streets, says the Detroit Free Press. Police said they had a suspect in custody in connection with the Tuesday night shootings that killed three people and injured three more. Admitting that a 2002 effort to curb violence in the city had sputtered, Kilpatrick said city officials need to work more closely with Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy, U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Collins, and federal agencies . . .

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