Community reacts after Goodson verdict, calls for peace at North & Penn
BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Leaders, community activists and Baltimore neighbors are reacting to Thursday's verdict in the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson in the Freddie Gray case.
At North & Penn, the location of last year's riots, a lone protester called for peace:
In downtown Baltimore, FOX45's Larry Collins streamed live from outside the courthouse catching moments like State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby leaving the building:
Sheriff's Deputies are on guard and prepared to divert traffic. Demonstrators are keeping signs at their side that read messages demanding justice.
After the outcome was announced, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said, "I am proud that we as a community have come together to move our city forward over the past year. I know that the citizens of Baltimore will continue to respect the judicial process and the ruling of the court."