Big city mayors meet in Chicago to discuss violence

April 7, 2013 8:16:27 PM PDT
Some heavy hitters from national foundations came to Chicago to meet mayors from large cities and to discuss ways to improve urban life and reduce violence.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu were all there.

"It's not just about race, not just about guns, it's about a culture of behavior that has been created for a whole bunch of reasons," Landrieu said.

In New Orleans last week, 18-year-old Joseph Massenburg of Matteson was murdered. Massenburg was in New Orleans volunteering with AmeriCorps.

He was talking on his phone when he was gunned down.

Police in New Orleans have no motive and no suspects.

After the shooting, AmeriCorps pulled two of its service teams out of the city.