The mayor said stopping street violence "is not just the job of the Police Department."
As James Nevils III's mother screamed, neighbors used sticks and rocks to kill the dog.
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The Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corp. is hosting the event.
The 4-year-old was admitted in critical condition Friday night after the shooting, officials said.
From Monday until Tuesday, three people were killed and another 12 were wounded in shootings.
According to police, after the men were told to leave, they surrounded the home and fired at the crowd.
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Three people were killed and six others were wounded in shootings from Sunday into Monday.
Including hit-and-run incidents and shootings, seven people have died since Friday, police say.
Romell V. Outlaw, 25, was set to appear in bond court Saturday.
The 4-year-old girl was upgraded from critical to serious condition at Comer's Children Hospital Sunday.
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The officer received an unpaid five-day suspension, police said.
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