Candlelight Vigil Held to Pray for Peace


Two prominent Evansville gangs recently called for a ceasefire to stop the violence, and Wednesday night the community prayed together to maintain the peace.

There was a candlelight vigil put on by the christian outreach group BOSS Academy, which stands for brothers out saving souls.

A small crowd gathered at the downtown market on Lincoln.

Community activist Henrietta Jenkins says the cease fire between the Wagg Block and Savage Life gangs was, in her words, a success.

She also says while the 30 day truce ended Monday, the two sides continue to maintain peace.

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