Detroiters hold "No Violence Day" to protest crime in the city
DETROIT (WJBK) - While the weekend proved to be very violent, some Detroit community members held a "No Violence Day" demonstration.
Eleven funeral homes joined the demonstration -- from the west side to the east -- parading their hearses through the city.
Prior to this latest shooting -- in the 24 hours prior -- nine people had been shot and two were killed. A 15 year-old girl is in critical condition.
"This is our protest against violence," said Pastor Ovella Davis of the United Communities of America. "We have to let those that are engaged in violence know that it's not acceptable. As people, we're tired of it and we're asking them to stop."
The demonstration ends with a rally at Martin Luther King High School.