He said those large groups shot at each other, people’s homes, vehicles, and also shot at Kennett police officers.
“It’s getting out of hand,” Hancock said. “Something that should be fun for kids has just gotten out of control. We have to listen to our residents.”
“They are having wars and things like that,” Barksdale said. “They are shooting them crazy. You can’t let your kids come out because of the kids coming up and down the road.”
“People are afraid to come outside and stuff because they are afraid they are going to get shot at,” Barksdale said. “When you tell the kids to go on, they get upset and angry they want to take things out on you, and you know, we don't need that in this town.”
“You hate to run business off, but the safety of our people has to be our first priority,” Hancock said.
“They don’t need to ban it,” he said. “That just takes away from our kids who are out there to have fun. But, something needs to be done.”
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