Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is talking about how to make neighborhood safer as he embarks on his second term in office.
Mayor Nutter traveled to the Point Breeze neighborhood for a tour and to speak with residents. He was met on the street by Michelle Burton whose son Stephan was shot to death outside a neighborhood bar November 14th. She says the event was captured on camera, but she claims no arrests have been made.
“People out here seen stuff but people is afraid to talk, I’m not afraid to talk because that’s my son and if I seen somebody else’s son get murdered I would speak up as well,” said Burton.
Mayor Michael Nutter says everyone has to be a part of making the streets safer.
“The reality is then that whoever did this individual or individuals are still running the streets still dangerous, still out here doing whatever it is they are doing,” said Nutter. “People need to step up and speak out and try to get some justice.”
The mayor says the police and other city officials are working hard to cut down on violence.