By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Recent shootings in the Pittsburgh area and surrounding suburbs prompted a community event on Tuesday evening.READ MORE: Suspects Accused Of Stealing No Parking Signs And Ripping Down Flags Expected To Turn Themselves In
The South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace held a “Stop The Violence Rally and Prayer Vigil.”READ MORE: Pennsylvania Ready For Booster Shots Once Feds Give OK, Acting Health Secretary Says
The vigil and rally took place outside of the Lighthouse Church in the Saint Clair neighborhood.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Partners With Kiwibot To Launch Robot Delivery System
Along with the coalition, police and elected officials have been echoing the call for the city to be a safe haven.