Community hits north Minneapolis streets to protest recent gun violence

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After this weekend's violence, crowds took to the streets of north Minneapolis with one clear message: enough is enough.

Members of A Mother’s Love and MAD DADS teamed Saturday up to protest the recent shootings.

The group marched from Cub Foods to Penn Avenue North to say they're tired of dealing with losses in their community. Though the event had been planned for a while, organizers say the exceptionally violent weekend in Minneapolis highlights their cause even more.

Friday night, a man was fatally shot in Minneapolis’ Cedar-Riverside area. Later that night one man was fatally shot in north Minneapolis and three others were injured.

Early Saturday morning, a man was shot in the leg.

Early Sunday morning, two men were fatally shot and one was injured.

“We're saying enough is enough; that is enough lives lost, and the majority of those lives lost look like me, look like him, look like him, look like them, and these are our supporters in our community," one of the protesters said.

The group marched down West Broadway Avenue for several hours, holding signs and leading chants and prayers for hundreds of lives lost over the past decade due to gun violence.