Standing Up Against Cruelty: A Call for Justice and Safety in Peoria

Yesterday, our community was shaken by a deeply disturbing incident involving four juveniles who brutally beat a mentally challenged individual without any provocation. The images and videos circulating from this attack are heartbreaking and angering. As someone who has lived in Peoria my entire life, this is not the community I know, and it is certainly not the community I want for our future.