Shreveport mayor, city council members announced two days of prayer to stop violence

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins along with city council members announced an initiative to help put a stop to the violence in the city.

According to Mayor Perkins, two days of prayer will begin on Saturday, June 5. Each city council member along with faith leaders in their districts will go to intersections in the community to hold five-seven minutes of prayer with citizens to help bring awareness to the crime that is going on in Shreveport.

On Sunday at 3 p.m. Mayor Perkins, council members, and community members will come together at Independence stadium to have an ecumenical prayer.

“We want to make sure that the community knows that we the mayor of Shreveport, and city council members are very, very concerned with the crime that we are experiencing in our city,” Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins said.

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