Gov. DeSantis says ‘help is on the way’ after racist mass murder in Jacksonville

Gov. Ron DeSantis and other local and state leaders spoke Sunday in Jacksonville’s New Town neighborhood, near where three Black people were killed in a local Dollar General by a racist White gunman Saturday.

“Help is on the way,” the Governor promised.

The Governor was interrupted at first by jeers from some members of the crowd, before City Council member Ju’Coby Pittman urged the crowd to quieten down. DeSantis vowed to offer financial help to boost the security of Edward Waters College, where the gunman tried to go before he went to the store.

“We’ve already been looking to identify funds to be

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