Shooting countdown signs posted in Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS - Shopkeepers on one Crown Heights street are keeping count of how many days have passed since a shooting occurred in their neighborhood.

Store owners along Kingston Avenue say they're keeping count and letting their neighbors know because they believe gun violence is never the answer.

Longtime residents say they hope the signs make young people think before they pick up a gun.

Ife Charles, who runs Save Our Streets, created and distributed the countdown signs to local store owners. Charles says the visual sign gets people thinking, which is what the organization is trying to do.

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