Baltimore's 51st mayor spends his first full day on the job 527 miles away, his phone ringing nonstop

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It was a violent weekend for Baltimore, police responded to eight shootings and a deadly stabbing.

There were 11 people were injured and two men were killed, including a 17-year-old.

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I response to the violence, Mayor Jack Young said he’s thinking of having people solve their issues in a public boxing match.

“Gun violence has been plaguing this city for the last 10 years. The murder rate in this city and non-fatal shootings have increased. I’m not happy with it and neither should the citizens of Baltimore.”

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