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City of Cambridge Events Regarding Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting of Sayed Faisal

Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui and City Manager Yi-An Huang today announced that the City of Cambridge will host a community meeting on Thursday, January 12, 2023, from 6-8 p.m., at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. School, 102 Putnam Avenue to discuss the fatal officer-involved shooting of Sayed Faisal that occurred on January 4, 2023. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan will be present to discuss the investigation process and answer questions. Mayor Siddiqui will provide brief remarks. City Manager Huang and Police Commissioner Christine Elow will also be present to answer questions from the community. Representatives from Riverside Community Care and other health professionals will be present at the meeting and available to provide support and counseling for those who may need it. 

There will also be a special City Council meeting scheduled for the following week on Wednesday, January 18, from 3-5 p.m., in the Sullivan Chamber at Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue to discuss protocols, processes, and training of the Cambridge Police Department. There will be public comment at this meeting. 

A meeting with the Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association is also being planned by the Cambridge Peace Commission.  

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