ECORSE, Mich. – Tenants at an apartment complex in Ecorse are frustrated with a rise in violent crime.
The incidents of violence have gotten so bad at the Renaissance Estates of Ecorse that some parents won’t allow their children to play outside.
Parents Local 4 spoke with said they’re afraid their children will get shot while playing outside their home. They said gun violence and crime have increased dramatically.
Residents said there is a visible police presence but they don’t feel like it’s making a difference.
The townhomes were renovated in recent years and the families Local 4 spoke with said they were some of the first to move in when work was completed.
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