Broad Ripple residents hold peace rally

Broad Ripple residents held signs along Broad Ripple Avenue Monday evening.
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Broad Ripple was packed Monday as residents held a peace rally on Broad Ripple Avenue.

People held signs along the avenue, showing their support for the community after a recent rash of violence.

"They're scared to come out. It sucks. That's why we're having the rally. It's not fair for, I mean, don't be scared, don't let violence overcome, take over, what is your daily life. That's our whole thing. Take back Broad Ripple, too," organizers of the rally said.

Peace rally organizers want everyone to know Broad Ripple is safe and a great place to visit.