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Community outreach attendees outraged that they didn't get to speak
Many in attendance were outraged they weren't able to voice their concerns at the meeting.
Channel Three's Jenise Fernandez has reactions.
The Sheriff says the purpose of this meeting was to update the community on the case and encourage people to report crimes.
He stressed that this was never intended to be a town hall meeting, but people we spoke with who attended the meeting say it was a lot of talk with no real solutions.
Three shootings in just one week: Christopher Dortch shot in broad daylight in Montclair last Tuesday. He's recovering from his injuries.
Houston Hale Parker was found shot to death on Ensley Street that same night.
14-year-old Kenteyonna Anderson was shot and killed on Maxwell Street last Thursday.
A vigil held in her memory Sunday night was abruptly interrupted with gun shots.
Anderson's death was the straw that broke the camel's back for Ebonee Watson.
Watson was among more than 70 people who attended the community outreach meeting at the Sheriff's Office, hoping for solutions to the ongoing violence.
But when Watson raised her hand to speak, she wasn't allowed.
"But it was just too political.... and we did not get that."
Watson is frustrated and disappointed with the Sheriff's Office.
She wants to see changes in her neighborhood, but she feels like the community isn't being heard.
"What do you expect.... asking for help."
Her brother, Corneilus Williams, attended the meeting with her.
He was mostly upset with this; a crime statistics report, breaking down crime in Pensacola, comparing victims and suspects by race.
"Violent does not have a face.... that have been victimized by violence."
Williams thinks people are losing their faith and are giving up on trying to make changes.
"A feeling of despair.... in your heart."
But Williams and Watson say they're not giving up.
They plan on gathering the community together and possibly holding their own meeting, where people's voices can be heard.
Reporting live in Escambia County, Jenise Fernandez, Channel Three News.