"Wall of Silence" created as violence increases in Washington Park's 4 Block

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by Craig Cheatham / News 4 Investigates

KMOV.com

Posted on July 3, 2013 at 6:57 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jul 3 at 7:00 PM

(KMOV) – News 4 Investigative reporter Craig Cheatham continues to examine the impact of violence it has created in a troubled Metro East neighborhood.

Crime and police corruption have become increasingly worse in Washington Park's 4-Block neighborhood that a wall of silence has been built where residents who witness crime will not report it to authorities.

Cheatham went back to the streets of Washington Park and talked with neighbors and authorities.

Click the video player to hear what some have experienced throughout the rise of violence and what they are doing to stop it. 

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