On Wednesday, the White House unveiled a plan to address the surge in gun violence plaguing cities across the country. President Biden is promising to crack down on illegal gun sales and boost funding for community anti-violence programs.
In Baltimore, homicides are up more than 17% this year. One victim of gun violence includes the head of a local violence prevention program.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott.
This segment aired on June 23, 2021.