31 August 2017

Councilman Scott Benson issued this statement today in response to the recent tragedy involving Damon Grimes:

The death of Damon Grimes is a horrific tragedy that has hit our community hard. At this time, as tensions and emotions are running high, we ask the community for calm and to respect the life and legacy of Damon with peaceful protests. We are working closely with the Grimes Family, Mayor’s office, Detroit Police Department and Michigan State Police to monitor the situation and to make sure that community voices are heard throughout this process.

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