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Neighbors fed up with violence after four teens shot in Polish Village

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 Toledo residents are fed up with violence after a week that saw multiple shootings and two murders in the Glass City. The most recent incident was an apparent drive-by on Streicher early Saturday morning that left four teenagers wounded.

A witness told 13abc that the teenagers were shot in a drive-by on Streicher near Franklin.  A neighbor who didn't want to go on camera said the teens were at a house party when an argument broke out. Then a few minutes later a gunman in a car began firing.

Police identified the teen victims as 16-year-old Keontae Johnson and three 17-year-olds James Arnold, Marquise Robinson and Rondale Ensley.

Jacqueline Jackson has lived on Streicher for 13 years and she's tired of the violence. "I'm exhausted, totally fed up with it. We gotta stop this and everybody has to come out and it's a project for the whole community."

Activists rallied in Ottawa Park on Saturday afternoon for "Put The Guns Down" rally as well. Organizer Regan Burroughs said, "It's getting too close to home and we're losing innocent bystanders."

While it may feel like there's been a surge in crime, TPD says the number of shootings is actually down by 20% compared to last year at this time.

Police have made no arrests so far in this incident.

 

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