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How one life hurts us all: peace walk held to honor lives of those hurt through city violence

Posted at 11:21 PM, Mar 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-29 23:41:01-04

BALTIMORE, Md. — The chants. The crowd. The cries.

Sadly a scene that's all too familiar for families and friends in Baltimore.

On Friday night at 24th Street and Greenmount, people were gathering for Donte Davis.

“Remember all the good times you'll shared."

The 19-year-old was killed March 21st, three days after family held his baby shower. He was expecting a son.

“This is another child without a father and it's not right. It will never be okay,” Lisa Molock.

Molock says the violence has to stop. The organizer of No One Left Unhelped is comforting crying families way too often. Her group supports children of murdered parents.

"Put down the guns and stop the violence, we come together and we just try to pray for the community to keep everyone covered,” said Molock.

“Give her strength as she mourns the death of her godson.”

Prayers not just for Donte's family, but for everyone caught in the crossfire of the city's crime wave.

They joined forces tonight with churches and other community groups to pray for peace.

“These streets ain't gonna protect you, guns aren't going to protect you, knives aren't gonna protect you, the only thing that is gonna protect you is the holy spirit.”

On Friday night, a corner turned church congregation with a message of hopefully saving someone else these same tears.