LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Mayor Frank Scott Jr. held a press conference Wednesday afternoon to address the number of homicides the capital city has seen in January.
Mayor Scott said out of the nine homicides this year, five are domestic related.
The purpose for the press conference, Mayor Scott said, was to indicate the concern the city has with recent domestic homicides and to make the public aware of resources available regarding domestic violence.
In this web extra, watch Mayor Scott address the city’s concerns with the uptick in violence.