A Baltimore activist who had spent 18 years in prison then turned to efforts to stem violence in the city has an idea for combatting massive number of homicides in the city: pay people not to kill others.
Tyree Moorehead, who was jailed at the age of 15 for 18 years after a second-degree murder conviction, told FOX 45, “I can relate to the shooters, guess what they want? They want money. … I’ve talked to these people, I’ve seen the shooters, it’s a small city, I know who the hustlers are. … I can’t stop the shootings, no one in this world has proven to stop the shootings not even the church. But what we can do is put them in compliance.”
“As of 2019, he painted nearly 200 ‘No Shoot Zones’ throughout the city, according to WJZ-TV reporter Paul Gessler,” Fox News reported, adding, “In 2020, the city eclipsed 300 homicides for the sixth year in a row,