It's sad that I no longer want to go to the mall. Fights, shootings, Juli Boeheim robbed at gunpoint. This morning, I'm waking up to the news of attempted murder at Sky Armory in downtown Syracuse. This sickens me. I think of the many times I've dropped my son off at this popular venue for birthday parties and other events. I think of all the wedding receptions and events that thousands have attended over the years at this venue.
Instead of focusing on removing the Columbus Monument, address this latest incident of violence, Mayor Walsh. If your Chief of Police is actively looking for another job, maybe it's time to forget about the lawsuit against the Columbus Monument Corporation and put someone else in charge of SPD.
Listen to reaction from Mayor Ben Walsh in the podcast below.