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After Strawberry Mansion Shooting, Community Members Offer Support and Solutions

Kimberly Paynter
Protesters gathered at 31st and Norris Streets on February 24, 2023, the day after 7 were wounded in a shooting.

Residents of Strawberry Mansion are shaken after a shooting there Thursday injured five teens, a toddler, and an adult. They’re calling for more resources and safety measures, especially around nearby schools. WHYY’s Sammy Caiola reports.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 2/27/23)

Sammy Caiola is WHYY News’ first-ever gun violence prevention reporter. She is committed to doing trauma-informed journalism driven by the communities she covers. She has been a health reporter for the last eight years, first at The Sacramento Bee and then at Capital Public Radio. Her podcast, "After the Assault," explores the journey to justice and healing for survivors of sexual violence. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, dancing, and playing with her Labrador, Pepper.