BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott announced that the city will hold a virtual town hall for concerned community members and business owners in Fells Point.

Mayor Scott made the announcement on Twitter shortly after 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

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The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 10 at 7:00 p.m. This comes following a violent weekend where three people were shot in Fells Point Sunday and numerous fights broke out. One person was even body slammed in the street.

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Business owners have threatened to withhold taxes until the city addresses the increased violence.

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Officials announced that they will conduct sobriety checks beginning this weekend. There was an increase in patrol in the area on Wednesday.

CBS Baltimore Staff