A group of people impacted by crime violence is sending a strong message from the streets of central Bakersfield.
Family members of those murdered in random acts of violence are speaking up this weekend and working to reduce crime around the community.
Patrick Haynes, 20, knows the pain of losing a loved one.
“To have someone here for so long and to have them gone it kind of hurts," he said.
Haynes is taking to the streets, hoping to put an end to all the on-going violence taking place.
"Stop doing what you