November 17, 2021

MVP discussions to turn into programs and new technology in Macon-Bibb – 41NBC News

Bibb County has been hosting Violence Prevention discussion forums since June to collect data on violence in the community.
Third MVP Community Forum

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)– As county leaders try to learn how they can suppress violence in Macon-Bibb, violent events continue.

“Unfortunately, you hate to say it but it’s not surprising,” said Commissioner Raymond Wilder. “These young teens have minor conflicts and they end up turning to guns.”

According to Bibb crime reports, the county has seen six homicides since starting the Macon Violence Prevention program.

Some shootings or acts of violence have even happened while the MVP discussion forums are being held.

Mayor Lester Miller says this is a research period and the real work will begin soon.

“We can’t go into these neighborhoods and tell them what’s best for them,” Miller…

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