Young victims of gun violence Xavier Louis-Jacques and Robert Favreau were honored Monday at a rally at City Hall where speakers demanded that city government take action to address a recent uptick in shootings. City Council proposals followed.
The Baldwin Neighborhood will join a dozen others on the Cambridge map by wiping away the Agassiz Neighborhood name, city councillors affirmed in a 9-0 vote – the first such change since the re-creation of The Port in 2015, but likely not the last.
On the eve of a rally and City Council discussions about ending a spate of gun violence, police were investigating another early morning shooting in The Port neighborhood, albeit another one with no known injuries.
Recent shootings in The Port neighborhood and the city’s response will be the topic of a Wednesday virtual meeting. Police are investigating two separate, nonfatal shootings Thursday and Friday and others that took place in the area.