Summerville subdivision to hold emergency public forum on crime tonight
An emergency meeting on crime is scheduled for Summerville’s Robynwyn subdivision tonight after one man was murdered and another shot within weeks of each other.
Summerville’s District One Civic Association will hold the “Crime Reduction Public Forum” at 7 p.m. in the Doty Park community building, a news release said.
Representatives from the Civic Association, Mayor’s Office, Town Council, Summerville Police Department and Crime Stoppers will speak at the forum, the release said.
Family members of slain 36-year-old John Hancock will also speak, according to the release. Hancock was gunned down outside his Robynwyn home on Oct. 3.
District One of the Civic Association includes the town of Summerville, Brownsville, Robynwyn, Palmetto Park, Glyn Acres, Summerville Village, Live Oak, Germantown, Scotts Mill, Gadsen Acres and Warrington communities, the release said.