Every year, nearly 3000 children and teens die from gunfire, and nearly 14,000 are injured.

Monday, May 28, 2012

Two 17-year old boys shot, one died, in Chicago

Two 17-year old boys were shot in a gunfight in Chicago.  One boy, Jeffrey Triplett, was killed, the other is in critical condition.

From the article:
The 17-year-old boys were shot around 2:15 a.m. in the 1500 block of South Millard Avenue, according to police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli.
Police said a large crowd surrounded the two boys when they arrived at the scene, said Mirabelli. Both boys were unresponsive, he said.
One was shot in the lower back and later died, Mirabelli said. Cook County Medical Examiner's office identified him as Jeffrey Triplett.
The other boy was shot several times and taken to the hospital in critical condition.
These boys were part of a bloody weekend in Chicago, where a total of 4 are dead and 28 wounded in shootings.

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