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United States Attorney's Office Hosts Students Against Gun Violence Program

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Mississippi

Whitten Preparatory Middle School takes pledge to stay away from gun violence

Jackson, Miss - United States Attorney Gregory K. Davis will be moderating a "Students Against Gun Violence" program at Whitten Preparatory Middle School in Jackson on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, at 9:00 a.m.

U.S. Attorney Davis will be joined by Hinds County Circuit Judge Tomie Green, Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance, Hinds County District Attorney Robert Schuler Smith, and Assistant Special Agent in Charge Chris Reed with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The students of Whitten Preparatory Middle School will be given a gun-safety presentation by agents from the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives. They will then take an anti-gun violence pledge administered by Judge Tomie Green and they will sign a pledge banner.

Updated October 20, 2015