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Ottawa Councillor Mathieu Fleury is calling for a ban on handguns.

Fleury put out the call on Twitter Sunday night after he attended a vigil for Markland Campbell.

Campbell, a hip-hop artist, was a member of HalfSizeGiants and was gunned down in the ByWard Market Friday night. Friends say he died protecting his daughter.

An 18-year-old man appeared in court Sunday and was charged with second-degree murder.

Friends & family vigil in #BywardMarket in memory of Markland Anthony Campbell, aka Jahiant Jahh, a member of HalfSizeGiants music, a dad, and employee of @Shaw_Centre.

I call, on behalf of my community, for a ban on handguns.#EndViolence
https://t.co/2vCd8D260D pic.twitter.com/YPR24QqI0X

— Mathieu Fleury (@MathieuFleury) June 9, 2019