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

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

16-year old Philly boy shot to death

A 16-year old boy, Samir Guion, was shot multiple times on the streets of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, dying soon after.

From an article:
A 16-year-old boy shot dead in South Philadelphia's Point Breeze section on Monday was identified today as Samir Guion, a neighborhood resident.
Investigators have not disclosed whether they have established in the slaying.
Police said Guion was struck multiple times about 3:20 p.m. when a gunman walked up to him at 19th and Federal Streets and opened fire five times with a 9mm handgun.
Guion, who lived a short walk away on the 1100 block of South Cleveland Street, died nearly three hours later at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Acting on a tip, police found a 9mm handgun stuffed in an Adidas track jacket under a car two blocks away. It's not known yet if it was the gun used to kill Guion.

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