"I think detractors say, well, that's not the only way out of this place. Well, no kidding," Clark said. "No one ever said it was the only way out of this place. We need better housing, we need better education. We need better jobs. We need better job training. We need all of those things, but right now, where we find ourselves, we need to hold people responsible and accountable who particularly choose to carry a gun and shoot other people in our city."