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

Monday, September 10, 2012

17-year old Chicago boy killed in gang shooting

A 17-year old boy was shot and killed in Chicago's southwest side, one of 11 shot and 2 killed over the weekend.

From an article:
Jesus Garcia, 17, was in the 2900 block of West 56th Street when shots were fired about 8:40 p.m., authorities said. Garcia, of the 5200 block of South Fairfield Avenue, was taken in critical condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he died Saturday at 9:57 a.m., authorities said.
The shooting appeared to be gang-related, police said.

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