Senator Lee Zeldin Holds Community Prayer & Peace Rally to Raise Awareness for Gang Violence In Brentwood and Central Islip

Lee M. Zeldin

June 10, 2013

Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) held a Community Prayer & Peace Rally at Ross Memorial Park in Brentwood to help raise awareness of the continuing issue of gang violence on Long Island and to pray for the victims of the recent deadly gang-related shootings in Central Islip, Keenan Russell and Derrick Mayes. Brentwood & Central Islip community and religious leaders, family members of gang violence victims, and elected officials gathered on Saturday, June 8th, for the rally.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above (from left to right) with Rev. Angel Falcon of Faith Alive Ministries in Central Islip, Bishop Donald Hudson of Common Ground Church in Central Islip, Senator Zeldin, Suffolk County Legislator Rick Montano, New York State Assemblyman Phil Ramos, Wilson Batista Jr., speaking about the shooting he survived at Timberline Park, and Congressman Peter King.