Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Santa Monica) will hold a community forum on gun violence and mental health on Monday, July 15, in response to the Santa Monica shootings last month.
Waxman will hold the forum at 10 a.m. in City Hall, located at 1685 Main St.
The event comes more than a month after Santa Monica resident John Zawahri shot and killed five people, including his father and brother. Zawahri, 23, was shot and killed by police after firing dozens of rounds inside the Santa Monica College library.
Mayor Pam O’Connor and State Sen. Ted Lieu, as well as Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks and Santa Monica College Trustee Nancy Greenstein will attend the event. Experts on mental health and gun violence will contribute to the discussion.
NEW:A live webcast of the forum will be available onlinehere.