Rally against gun violence held in Milwaukee

NOW: Rally against gun violence held in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Police haven't said what led up to the shooting of a 3-year-old boy in Milwaukee, but it's one example of the dangers of gun violence in Milwaukee.

So far this year, 14 children in Milwaukee have been victims of it.

A rally was held in the city in the hopes of preventing more gun violence.

Some people at the rally wore the color orange to bring awareness to the issue.

"Gun homicide rates in America are 25 times higher than any other high-income nation in the world...not twice, not ten times, 25 times," said Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele.

Chief Morales spoke about the violence in the city on Thursday. He says gun safety needs has to be practiced. 

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