Violent events continue as county leaders try to learn how they can suppress violence in Macon-Bibb.
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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Violent events continue as county leaders try to learn how they can suppress violence in Macon-Bibb.

“Unfortunately, you hate to say it, but it’s not surprising,” Commissioner Raymond Wilder said Friday. “These young teens have minor conflicts, and they end up turning to guns.”

According to Bibb County crime reports, the county has seen six homicides since starting the Macon Violence Prevention program.

Some shootings or acts of violence have even happened while MVP discussion forums were being held.

Mayor Lester Miller says this is a research period, and the real work will begin soon.

“We can’t go into these neighborhoods and tell them what’s best for them,” Miller explained. “We want to hear real solutions from them and that’s…

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