BOSSIER CITY, La -A prayer walk took place Sunday afternoon in the Barksdale Annex area . The Please Stop the Eliminating team partnered with Living Waters Apostolic Outreach and also walked the same neighborhood that 29-year-old Hannah Sheffield was fired and also killed know April 10th. The group started these walks across Shreveport and also Bossier in 2019, however this was their very first walk this year. Neighborhood and church members strolled, sang and also wished an adjustment in the neighborhood gun physical violence. KTBS talked with Pastor Donzell Hughes in support of Please Stop the Killing.
“The goal is to put into the frame of mind of not simply the youngsters, yet everyone in an area, that it does not have to be violent,” claimed Priest Hughes. “It don’t have to be circumstances finishing in someone passing away or things of that nature. However generally,
what we’re trying to do is simply motivate the people to understand that there is hope. “Hannah Sheffield’s moms and dads were there for the stroll. Her father talked as well as sang for the team after the stroll was over. He informed KTBS he enjoyed he and also his wife participated in.
“I’m very thankful for everyone that appeared today,” claimed Lonzo. “It was really a joy to my heart to have my babies in the neighborhood follow us. Every hug that I obtained when we quit was extremely motivating and also extremely comforting too. They didn’t have to come, they didn’t have to say ‘I’m praying for you Mister Lonzo, wishing you Miss Tina, and that none of that has to occur once again.'”
Priest Hughes with Please Stop the Murder claims they are preparing to do more strolls in the future. You can keep up to date with the team by clicking below.