YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The local Youngstown community is calling for a ceasefire in the Valley.
So far this year, 46 people have been shot in Youngstown and 11 have died.
On Sunday, Youngstown United as One will host a cookout to spread the message “Stop the Violence.”
The event featuring food and music is free from 3 to 6 p.m. in the parking lot at 221 Belmont Ave.
Youngstown Police will be present to pass out free safety gun locks.