'It's like a war zone', says an US Air Force veteran

'It's like a war zone', says an US Air Force veteran ...

Davon was hit in the head by a stray bullet at a Fourth of July cookout in Washington, D.C., last year, and every Friday, community activist Jawanna Hardy visits the boy. According to the Washington Metropolitan Police Department, homicides were up in 2020. More children and teens were killed or injured by gun violence in 2020 than in any other year since the Gun Archive began collecting data seven years ago. It's like being in the military, and that's why I launched 'Guns Down Friday,' an outreach program to support neighborhoods plagued by gun violence. She knows her Friday night street parties will not stop gun violence but hopes they can at least provide children with a brief respite from the constant fear in which many live. He said to not look out the window because you never know if the bullet is going to hit the window."

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