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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenny made a second amendment andUS Supreme Court on gun rights after a shooting that injured two police officers near the July 4 incident.suggested that it was too generous. On Monday night.
Two police officers stood outside the hospital where they were treated for ammunition injuries, and Kenny was allowed by reporters to own the gun only forpolice officers. He said he should be looking forward to it. He has retired, so he no longer has to deal with gun violence.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenny shoots on July 4th Talked about leaving a pair of police officers injured by a bullet. (Fox 29)
"I'm worried every day," the mayor said on Tuesday after midnight, Philadelphia police commissioner Daniel Outlaw. Said with. "When I'm not the mayor, I'll be happy," he added.
At a press conference, Kenny said Philadelphia was enjoying Monday's festival until the tragic shooting.
Philadelphia Shooting: Two Police Officers Injured at Celebration on July 4
"It was a cold day, but The weather was nice, but we have a living independence day in America, where the US Supreme Court is telling everyone to take their guns wherever they like. "
The mayor recently visited Canada and said that gun violence never came to mind.
"I was in Canada two weeks ago and never thought about guns," he said. "Only police officers had guns in Canada."
"It should be," Kenny said, saying that such an idea "never happens" in his lifetime. As mentioned earlier.
Two police officers on Monday of Independence Day July gathering in Philadelphia on July 4, 2022, shot dead at night. (FOX 29 Philadelphia)
The mayor of the Democratic Party described gun violence as a plague in his city and said: rice field. He is often worried that shootings will take place at large events.
A Philadelphia policeman was shot with a bullet holding his head in his hat. Both officers have been released from the hospital
"This is with us because there are a lot of goof balls with guns and you can get them whenever you want. You have to live in. "
Kenny also suggested that if he had the authority to do so, he would unilaterally deprive the citizens of the right to own firearms.
"If I had the ability to take care of guns, I would," he said. "But the legislature does not allow us.Congress does not allow us.The Governor will do the best he can [and] the Attorney General will do the best he can. , But this is a country of guns. "
" It's crazy, "added Kenny. "We are the most armed and one of the least secure countries in the history of the world."
July gathers in Philadelphia on July 4, 2022, when two police officers were shot dead on Monday night on Independence Day. (FOX 29 Philadelphia)
"If an American gives up a gun and has the opportunity to get one until he wants to give it , This problem will occur. "
The mayor, who wore a soccer jersey, was asked if large social gatherings and sporting events could be the target of gun violence.
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"Enjoy Independence Day I'm not. "The mayor replied. "I didn't enjoy theDemocratic National Convention. I didn't enjoy theNFL Draft. I'm always waiting for something bad to happen."
Both officers shot on Monday night were released from the hospital hours later.