MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The message to stop all gun violence was made clear at a Minneapolis park on Saturday.
People are wearing orange and calling for an end to violence after recent shootings. Several organizations gathered in North Commons Park, asking elected officials to pass sensible gun laws.READ MORE: Liana Wallace On 'Survivor' All-Black Alliance Falling Apart: 'Just Wanted Us To Make Top 8, Then We Can Have World War II''
Orange balloons were released by those who have lost loved ones to gun violence.READ MORE: More Federal Help Coming To Minnesota Hospitals, Walz Says
“When people think gun violence, they only think north Minneapolis and they need to think whole state and gun violence impacts every community in this state,” event organizers said.MORE NEWS: MN Weather: Several Snow Events Set To Impact State Over Next 7 Days
While the message is tough, those attending the event were encouraged to enjoy the summer weather with cookouts.