Current Video:KC mayor speaks on tragedy|
Kansas City mayor Sly James on the tragic events involving Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher.
Automatically Generated Transcript (may not be 100% accurate)
I just hope people will look at the act. And not try to judge the person I mean there's a lot of things that that you don't know that people don't know. And what we're talking about kids their 252624. Years old. Plain and circumstances that most of us never dream than living lives in fishbowl and sometimes that becomes unbearable. But beyond all of that you know. There are a lot of people who were hurting -- as a young baby without a parent or parents. At this point and that's true a lot of others as well with this is one of those that you can anger and on. And say you know. I'm starting in the these things when. There's parts of the city is concerned we are willing to do whatever they need to have done. To provide whatever help that we can to try to help them keep things in perspective and focused on the real issue which -- to tragic loss of life. And the fact that -- known in there with no parents those types of things. And to make sure that this is not just an isolated. Situation and everybody pays attention to because he wore -- helmet and lead and in uniform but they recognize that this is part of the tragedy of urban living in this country anymore I haven't thought about whether or not -- shooters shouldn't -- game but I know that there are. Approaching this as the professionals that they are planning to go forward. I know the status extremely concerned about making sure that the fans of but this team and not disappointed looked down and hold my in the decision and they tried to do what he thinks. I'm here here here we're all here because. A young man. In high profile position. For whatever reasons felt that the end of the world com and he had to act in the way he did god bless his soul in this. Mom and it's trial. But. What kind of burden. What's he -- to do that and what does it lie. To have. To be unable to go to dinner without people get in your face and colonials on the loser and everything else and that happens and that's unfortunate.