St. Louis, Missouri 2021-12-01 09:23:00 –
NS. LOUIS (KMOV.com)-A high school student from the Cardinal Ritter College Prep led a march against gun violence on Wednesday.
The march was held in response to the shooting of 19-year-old Isis Mahr. She was a prominent figure in the Cardinal Ritter College Prep.
Police said two teenagers were arrested in connection with the 19-year-old murder last month.
Marl was killed in four shootings in October, dropping a friend. She dreamed of becoming a nurse.
The Urban League expected at least 600 students to participate in the march. They are calling on high school government agencies, students, or those affected by gun violence in metropolitan areas to oppose gun violence.
There are some advances in the deadly shootings in St. Louis. By November, 176 murders in the city have now fallen 28% from last year. The city has been murdering at the lowest pace since 2018.
Overall, shooting is decreasing. Weighted assaults by firearms have also decreased by 21% since 2020, the lowest amount since 2018.
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