On Wednesday, Sept 9th, Carlik McClatchie, 22, was fatally gunned down on Albany Ave. near Prospect Pl. in Crown Heights. This was the third shooting to occur in the S.O.S. Crown Heights target area in September and the 6th shooting in the 2015 year. The S.O.S. Crown Heights team gathered, joined by S.O.S. Bed-Stuy, other Mediation Center staff and volunteers, local residents, and members of other Cure Violence sites including GMAAC and Brownsville In Violence Out. Staff members took to the bullhorn, urging the community to resolve conflicts without the use of weapons, and promoting messages of peace and non-violence.

Photos by Amnon Gutman

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