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    CHICAGO (WLS) -- For the third weekend in a row, children headlined the Chicago shootings victims list. Familiar memorials went up, like one in South Austin for 7-year-old Natalia Wallace who was killed by a stray bullet in front of a home on July 4th by someone in a white car. Her parents are devastated.I wake up crying, said Nathan Wallace, her father. It cuts off, thinking Im OK, and then its right back to crying.RELATED: 87 shot, 17 fatally,...
    Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a 7-year-old boy who was shot at his Fort Lauderdale home last week. Brayson Plummer was shot Thursday morning and died over the July 4th holiday weekend, Fort Lauderdale police told news outlets. Two other children, ages 11 and 5, were in the room when the gun went off, according to police spokeswoman Casey Liening. She said no adults were in the room when the child was...
    As protests continue in many cities, gun violence has surged.  After the death of George Floyd, who died after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes May 25, many cities that were engulfed with riots have also seen record numbers of shooting victims. Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant told reporters that 2020’s July 4 weekend was the “most violent weekend that I could recall,” with 16 homicides in June marking a record in violence not seen...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 12-year-old boy was shot in an apparent road rage incident in north Minneapolis Monday evening. Police say it happened at about 7:15 p.m. on the 4900 block of Humboldt Avenue North. A mother and her son noticed they were being tailgated, when the vehicle pulled up alongside them and opened fire. The mother, who was not hurt, immediately drove her son to a local hospital, where he’s being treated for injuries described as non-life threatening....
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The grieving family of 1-year-old Sincere Gaston, the victim of a Chicago shooting last month, and community leaders all say more needs to be done to stop violence in the city.Sincere was laid to rest in a South Side church Monday, attended by friends and family dressed all in white.The most difficult thing to do for any parent is to bury a child, said Pastor Isaiah Miller, Jr., who is also Sinceres cousin. These are heinous acts...
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 4-year-old boy died after he was shot in the head by an apparent stray bullet in St. Louis on the Fourth of July, authorities said Monday. Police said that the department was reclassifying the shooting of Michael Goodlow III as a homicide after it was notified of his death. Police said the shooting happened Saturday night in a neighborhood northwest of downtown St. Louis. The child was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Police...
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 4-year-old boy died after he was shot in the head by an apparent stray bullet in St. Louis on the Fourth of July, authorities said Monday. Police said that the department was reclassifying the shooting of Michael Goodlow III as a homicide after it was notified of his death. Police said the shooting happened Saturday night in a neighborhood northwest of downtown St. Louis. The child was taken to a hospital in critical condition....
    Police Secoriea Turner and her parents Secoriea Turner is an 8-year-old Atlanta girl who was shot and killed as she sat inside a car near the Wendy’s parking lot that has been the subject of unrest since the death of Rayshard Brooks in a police shooting. The child’s death shifted the mayor’s narrative from focus on the police to focus on community violence. At least five other children were also shot and killed across the United States in...
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 4-year-old child is in critical condition after being shot in the head in St. Louis, police said. St. Louis Police said the shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. Saturday in a neighborhood about 4 miles (6.5 kilometers) northwest of downtown St. Louis. The child was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Police said it appears the child was hit by a stray bullet while outside. Authorities have not released the child’s gender or the circumstances...
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A child is in critical condition after being shot in the head Saturday in St. Louis. St. Louis Police said the shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. Saturday in a neighborhood about 4 miles northwest of downtown St. Louis. The child was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Police did not immediately release any details about the circumstances of the shooting. The childs age and gender also wasnt immediately released. Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – An investigation is underway after a shooting Thursday morning involving a child. Police said a seven-year-old was shot in the head around 9:30 a.m. at 1529 NW 2nd Avenue. Download The New CBS4 News App Here The child was taken to Broward Health Medical Center as a trauma alert. Investigators are now looking into the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
    ENGLEWOOD — A community gripped with grief over the Saturday murder of 20-month-old Sincere Gaston has come together to take a stand against violence while calling for action Wednesday. Sincere’s family was joined by community organizations — including Purpose Over Pain and Chicago CRED — for a vigil near 60th and Halsted streets, the intersection where the baby was shot to death Saturday, to honor the toddler “whose smile could light up a room.” Sincere Gaston, a 20-month-old, was shot...
    CHICAGO (AP) — A 3-year-old girl was shot and wounded while playing with other children in the front yard of a home on Chicago’s South Side — the latest in a spate of child shootings in the city. The girl’s mother ran outside and found her daughter on the ground after a relative heard what was believed to be fireworks about 8 p.m. Tuesday. She was listed in serious but stable condition at a hospital following surgery. Police said the...
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A 5-year-old Alabama boy was shot and wounded Tuesday while riding in a car, authorities said. Birmingham Police Sgt. Rod Mauldin said the childs condition was life-threatening, news outlets reported. Mauldin said the child was in a vehicle traveling on Martin Luther King Drive Tuesday afternoon when an unknown person fired shots at the car, striking the child. The boy was taken to Children’s of Alabama and police were later called to the hospital. The investigation...
    FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Officials are investigating after a child was shot in Brooklyn on Tuesday night.The incident was reported just before 10 p.m. on East 29th Street.Police say the 11-year-old child was shot in the upper thigh.Sources say the boy was shot during a drive-by shooting and was not the intended target.Authorities say they first thought the noise was fireworks before realizing the boy was shot.The child was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.One person at...
    FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Officials are investigating after a child was shot in Brooklyn on Tuesday night.The incident was reported just before 10 p.m. on East 29th Street.Police say the 11-year-old child was shot in the upper thigh.Authorities say the boy first thought the noise was fireworks before he realized he was shot.The child was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.One person at the location of the incident was taken into custody, but not for the shooting,...
    FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Officials are investigating after a child was shot in Brooklyn on Tuesday night.The incident was reported just before 10 p.m. on East 29th Street.Police say the child was shot in the upper thigh. The child was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.One person is in custody.Few other details were released.----------* More Brooklyn news* Send us a news tip* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts * Follow us on YouTube
    CHICAGO (CBS) — A small child was shot in West Englewood Tuesday evening, officials said. The shooting happened in the 7000 block of South Damen Avenue just before 8 p.m. The girl was about 3 years old, according to the Fire Department. Her exact age was not immediately confirmed. The child was taken to the University of Chicago’s Comer Children’s Hospital in serious, but stable, condition. At least seven other children age 10 or under have been shot in the...
    A WOMAN and child rushed to hospital after being found injured in a south London home. Police and paramedics, including an air ambulance, were called to Monarch Parade in Mitcham at around 4pm on Tuesday. A Met Police spokesman said: Police were called to an address on Monarch Parade in Mitcham at 4pm on Tuesday to a report of two people injured. Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and a woman and a child were inside a property suffering injuries. Condition awaits. Officers remain...
    ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Arlington police are searching for a road rage suspect who shot into a car with a child in the backseat, injuring the adult driver and passenger. The shooting happened near the 7000 block of U.S. 287 in the southbound lanes at 5:53 a.m. The victims told officers that a vehicle behind them was tailgating and engaged in a road rage incident. They said they pulled over to let the suspect vehicle pass and as the suspect pulled...
    YODER, Colo. (CBS4)– A shooting in El Paso County has left a child in critical condition. The shooting happened Tuesday night in Yoder, a town about 30 miles outside of Colorado Springs. (credit: CBS) The boy is younger than 10 years old. Authorities believe he was shot on private property. (credit: CBS) The boy was brought to the U.S. Post Office in Yoder where first responders picked him up and rushed him to the hospital. (credit: CBS)
    LINCOLN PARK, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – The Michigan State Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured a 18-month-old child. It happened Sunday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. when Lincoln Park Police responded to a non-fatal shooting on the northbound I-75 ramp to Outer Drive. Lincoln Park Police requested MSP take over the investigation. Police say a suspect pulled along side the victims car and shot at it numerous times. The 18-month-old child was struck by the gunfire. The child was...
    Nearly 26 percent of parents are hesitant over getting their child a vaccine that medical experts routinely recommend each fall: the flu shot. In a national survey of 2,176 parents with children six months to 18 years old, 25.8 percent of them said they were hesitant about having their child receive the flu shot, while about 6 percent said they were hesitant about their child receiving routine childhood vaccines, such as for the measles. HERE’S THE CORRECT WAY TO USE HAND SANITIZER, ACCORDING TO THE CDC...
    SOUTH AUSTIN — A toddler was shot and killed in the South Austin neighborhood Saturday night. The shooting happened just before 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, in the 600 block of North Central Avenue. According to police, a 27-year-old man was driving south on Central Avenue when someone in a blue Honda fired shots at the car, hitting him and the 3-year-old. Chief Fred Waller told reporters on the scene that the shooter drove up behind the second car and...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 3-year-old was fatally shot Saturday in Austin on the West Side.The boy was with his father, 27, who was driving south in the 600-block of North Central Avenue at around 6:30 p.m. when shots were fired from a blue Honda, police said.The child was struck in the back, and his father suffered a graze wound to the abdomen, Chicago police said.The boy was taken by the man to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, and...