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

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

16-year old New York boy shot and killed

16-year old Iquan Williams (source)
16-year old Iquan Williams was found shot in the head and killed, in Brooklyn, New York, in an apparent

From an article:
Officials say they found Iquan Williams with a gunshot wound to the head in front of 1856 Prospect Place in Brownsville. Williams was unresponsive and declared dead on the scene by emergency responders. 
The NYPD says an investigation into the shooting is ongoing. 
Community leaders held a rally Sunday morning over Williams' death on the Brooklyn street where he was shot. 
"We as a community can't let this be the norm for 2014," said Tony Herbert, a community leader, in a statement. "We have to stand together and be very clear in saying that this is not going to be another year of senseless gun violence where innocent lives will lost."

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