‘We’ve got to take action’: Lynchburg vigil calls for change after recent homicides
LYNCHBURG, Va. – Dozens of Lynchburg residents fed up with the violence in the city came together in a plea for peace Sunday night. A vigil on the corner of 12th and Kemper streets remembered three recent homicide victims in the Hill City. We’ve got to take action,” said James Camm of One Community One Voice, who organized the vigil. There’s a family that’s grieving without understanding.”Lynchburg Police Chief Ryan Zuidema and Commonwealth’s Attorney Bethany Harrison strongly condemned Robinson’s murder during the vigil. “It means we have unnecessarily lost another life in our community.”“This is a new low for our fine city,” Harrison said.