Violent Crime Steadily Rising in America
CBN - From coast to coast, violent crime is rising in American cities. In just one recent weekend more than 120 Americans were killed in shootings.
In the Bronx, surveillance footage shows a 10-year-old girl and her little brother caught in the crossfire of a shooting.
"I want to acknowledge the young lady that pretty much saved her brother," said New York Police Department Chief Rodney Harrison in a news conference. "She pretty much covered him up."
Both children are okay, but police are still looking for the shooter.
In another part of New York, family and friends remembered Justin Wallace, a ten-year-old who was shot and killed in what police believe was an argument between adults over parking.
And in Detroit, mourners held a vigil for a two-year-old killed last week.
"Not only is the violence affecting adults but right now the violence is affecting children," said Commander Arnold William with the Detroit Police Department. "Children should not be pulled into this at all."
It's a pattern across the country. Homicide rates in large ....READ MORE
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