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According to NBC News, 15 year Hadiy Pendleton is another innocent fallen victim to gun violence in the streets of the Chicago. It was only a short memory that Pendleton had the opportunity to perform at President Obama’s inauguration.
Pendleton had been an innocent bystander when a gunman opened fired and fled the seen in broad daylight. She was shot in the back and later died at the hospital.
Pendleton was a sophomore honor student attending King College Prep High School, looking forward to studying abroad in Paris this summer. Fellow students has described her as a well-liked student that loved to smile and laugh.
The city of Chicago has had more than 40 shooting victims since the beginnnig of this year and a reported 506 homicides last year.
How many more innocent lives have to be taken and families destroyed before we get a handle on gun control. If this is the way for Congress to maintain human population control they are doing a great job. Something has to done, too many of our good people are losing their lives at the hands of criminals.