(January 30, 2014) Mayor Pedro E. Segarra released the following statement in response to the second victim claimed by the fire on Bedford Street:
“I am truly disheartened to hear that the mother of Shantay Drake has passed. Fire and Health & Human Services are doing everything possible to assist the families and residents of that area. I also want to acknowledge the outpouring of support from everyone in our community. When tragedies like this occur, we join together and pray for those who are suffering grief and loss.”
Mayor Segarra will be attending a candlelight vigil tonight at 6pm at Jumoke Academy at Milner.
For Immediate Release: January 30, 2014
Contact: Maribel La Luz