Aunt of slain teen: ‘Emanuel, please do something about the violence’

Alexandria Burgos, 18, a woman who was shot multiple times and killed Sunday in the city’s Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side. (Family photo)

“With pain in her voice, the aunt of an 18-year-old woman who was fatally shot early Sunday morning on the city’s Northwest Side pleaded for something to be done about the gun violence in the city.

“It’s not just the South Side. They are always focusing on the South Side but it’s happening all over,” said Carmen Alcozer, fighting back tears. “Everybody is screaming ‘vote for me, vote for me,’ when they need to focus on the innocent people getting killed.”” ~ 

Continue reading here: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-aunt-of-slain-teen-emanuel-please-do-something-about-the-violence-20141019-story.html

Should certain people of power use their power to actually make a change in curbing the violence in this city? Any other thoughts, please write them in the comments section below.

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