8 Children Shot, 1 Dead – The Red Alert News

8 Children Shot, 1 Dead

It’s hard to imagine a place more dangerous for children than Chicago.

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“Six people were killed and at least 60 others were wounded in Chicago, including eight children 17 and younger, over the Labor Day weekend,” according to the Chicago Sun-Times. [emphasis added]

“The youngest murder victim was a 4-year-old boy who was shot while getting a haircut in a home in Woodlawn Friday night. [emphasis added]

“Mychal Moultry Jr., who was visiting from Alabama, was struck twice in the head about 9 p.m. when bullets smashed through the window of a home in the 6500 block of South Ellis Avenue, Chicago police said. [emphasis added]

“The boy’s father held him until paramedics arrived, community activist Andrew Holmes said. Mychal died Sunday. He was the second 4-year-old shot in Chicago in a week, and the second 4-year-old killed in the city this year.”

For more of this report, please go to the Chicago Sun-Times.

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