Barnes, 26, and Untrell Oden, 27, with first-degree reckless homicide and other counts in Sandra’s death.
A criminal complaint said that during a search of a nearby home, officers located Mr. Experts later test-fired the pistol, compared the casings to the ones found outside Sandra’s home, and found that they matched.“The motive is still being determined,” Sgt.
Sheronda Grant, a spokeswoman for the Milwaukee Police Department, said on Wednesday. Parks said her daughter had hoped to attend college and become a writer.“Sandra was special,” Ms.
The shooting happened Monday as Sandra, 13, was watching television at the time, her sister, Tatiana Ingram, told the television station WISN.“My sister took it like a soldier: She just walked in the room and said, ‘Mama, I’m shot,’” Ms. essay contest, she called for more empathy and less negativity, and emphasized the importance of getting an education to make the world a better place.“We are the future leaders, but if we don’t have an education, we will accomplish nothing,” she wrote.
She described a world where “little children are victims of senseless gun violence” and “there is too much black-on-black crime.”“Sometimes, I sit back and I have to escape from what I see and hear every day,” she wrote. we are in a state of chaos.”Sandra, then a sixth grader, told Wisconsin Public Radio that she chose to write about violence because “all you hear about is somebody dying or somebody getting shot and people do not just think about whose father or son or granddaughter or grandson who it was that was just killed.”Vickie Brown-Gurley, who worked as the principal of Keefe Avenue School when Sandra was in fifth and sixth grade, remembered Sandra as a confident student with a “really good sense of humor.”Over the past two years, 12 students in Milwaukee public schools were homicide victims, a spokeswoman for the school district said. Late Wednesday afternoon, the Milwaukee County district attorney’s office charged Isaac D.
So far in 2017, more than 1,200 people have been shot and 220 killed in Chicago.
Shockingly, 30 of those deaths were children 18 or younger.
Gang murders were committed to further the group's criminal enterprise—to expand or protect drug-selling markets, to fortify geographic territories and protect the turf, to avenge integrity and to ensure legacy.
But following the razing of the public housing developments—epicenters that provided the groups with a centralized power base—the members of mega-gangs were scattered around the city's poorest communities.
In short, gangs in Chicago splintered into "sets," substantially smaller offshoots of the city's largest street gangs.
Now, the large gang alliances are mostly gone, and with them the clear-cut leadership hierarchy and organizational scheme.