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Friday, June 14, 2019
Corrected Public Notice From Mayor's Office Regarding Broken Windows of Three Ypsilanti Businesses.
Editor & Publisher Jeff Brown.
Purple Walrus Press recieved this notice Friday, June 14 from the Ypsilanti Mayor's office.
CORRECTED PUBLIC NOTICE: Message From the Mayor
On June 12th a message was sent indicating a BB gun was used in this incident. After investigation it was determined a slingshot and marble were used. Please read below corrected statement.
Last night, between the hours of 5 pm and 7 pm, a driver, with a slingshot, shot a marble through the windows of several business. Nobody was hurt, thankfully, though customers and staff were inside the businesses at the time.
Police have a potential suspect, and are confident the suspect will be apprehended.
The safety of our community is of vital importance to the City of Ypsilanti. It is not acceptable for our staff, residents, and visitors to be attacked while enjoying the amenities of this beautiful city.
Senseless violence is a problem nationally, and locally. We must work together to stop this from happening in the future.