Community leaders push for mental health help after numerous crimes across the country

DETROIT (WXYZ) — We have seen people with mental health issues commit violent crimes in our community.

From the death of a Detroit Police Officer gunned down while on duty to this past Sunday with the death of three people allegedly shot by a 19-year-old.

The suspect, Dontae Smith, is now facing multiple charges including three counts of first-degree murder. He’s accused of shooting four people at random within a 2 ½ hour period Sunday morning.

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