"Most shootings are between people who know each other already," said Chris Fegley of Community Action Commission.
Fegley, who manages the commission's South Allison Hill Revitalization initiative, spoke a few hours after leading the group's Monday morning cleanup.
canvassed Derry Street
between 13th and 18th streets with a few dozen volunteers dispatched by Dauphin County's probation and local state parole office's work release programs, as well as Habitat for Humanity, Derry Street United Methodist Church, Messiah College and Choice Living Communities halfway house
Busy coordinating the weekly event, Fegley
hadn't heard until later Monday about the city's fifth homicide that occurred nearby Saturday or Mayor Linda Thompson's news conference.
But as Fegley
and his crew wrapped up, Thompson was announcing Monday the launch of the city's Neighborhood Safe Zone project next week in that very area, give or take a few blocks.