Teen’s Death Exposes Entrenched Chicago Violence

Teen's Death Exposes Entrenched Chicago Violence

*Photo: Two girls writing on a poster memorial.

“When a 14-year-old Chicago girl was arrested on charges that she shot and killed another 14-year-old Chicago girl, much of the attention centered on how the shooting stemmed from an argument over a boy that was playing out on Facebook.

But to hear police, prosecutors and the victim’s friends tell it, the slaying of Endia Martin was also a tragedy that could have been stopped by many people along the way — from a trusted uncle charged with bringing the teen a gun and watching as she opened fire, to an aunt who authorities say did not step in, to the victim herself, who did not heed classmates’ warnings that she risked facing a gun on that April afternoon.” ~ ABC Chicago

Continue reading on here: http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/teens-death-exposes-entrenched-chicago-violence-24020917

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