CVS Health to Rebuild 2 Stores Burned Down in Baltimore Riots

Baltimore Police form a perimeter around a CVS pharmacy that was looted and burned in Baltimore on April 27, 2015. (PHOTO CREDIT: Chip Somodevilla—Getty Images)
Baltimore Police form a perimeter around a CVS pharmacy that was looted and burned in Baltimore on April 27, 2015. (PHOTO CREDIT: Chip Somodevilla—Getty Images)

Pharmacy giant CVS Health announced Wednesday it will rebuild two store locations badly burned during protests in Baltimore last week in response to the death of Freddie Gray.

“We have a long history of serving inner city communities and we are 100 percent committed to serving our patients and customers in Baltimore,” CEO Larry Merlo said in a statement released Thursday. The company did not release a timeline for rebuilding, but said they were “working diligently to make it as soon as possible.”

The two stores, located at 2509 Pennsylvania Avenue and 2560 West Franklin Street, were destroyed last Monday during riots…

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SOURCE: TIME, NBC News, Daniella Silva

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