U.S. Rep. John Larson will hold a community forum at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Parker Memorial Community Center in Hartford to discuss the recent increase in violence in the capital city.

U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty will join him to meet with members of the community to hear their thoughts, answer questions, and discuss possible paths forward from these recent tragedies.

Parker Memorial Community Center is located at 2621 Main St., in Hartford.