At least six children were shot and killed over the 4th of July weekend.
The kids ranged in ages from six to 14 years old, according to a report published Monday by CNN.
San Francisco police on Sunday announced that a six-year-old child was killed in a shooting Saturday night that injured one other person. https://t.co/UZgxuMhNYM
— SFist (@SFist) July 6, 2020
San Francisco Police are investigating the death of a six-year-old child who was shot and killed late Saturday night. There have been no arrests made, the outlet reported.
“Senseless violence like this that could so tragically claim the life of a small child is unacceptable in our City, and the San Francisco Police Department stands with the Bayview Hunter’s Point community in its determination to bring the perpetrator or perpetrators to justice,” Chief of Police William Scott said in a press release, CNN reported.
Natalia Wallace, 7, was reportedly shot and killed after three suspects fired shots at a group of people outside of a home in Chicago.
Seven-year-old Natalia Wallace, fatally shot in Chicago on Saturday, was described as “very quiet and sweet.” At the end of each e-learning session, she would type “I love you” in the chat box, her teacher at Crown Community Academy of Fine Arts said. https://t.co/LRArDYhK4O
— Chicago Tribune (@chicagotribune) July 5, 2020
“Kids outside playing, they shouldn’t have to worry about guns and people shooting,” Natalia’s father, Nathan Wallace, told WBBM.
“Chicago. Austin. You got to be tired of this,” Chief Fred Waller said, CNN reported. “Chicago’s heart gets broken again. Austin’s heart gets broken again. You got to be tired of this, because d*mn it, I’m tired of this.” (RELATED: Here’s How Many People Were Shot In NYC Over 4th Of July Weekend)
Secoriea Turner, 8, was shot and killed after a suspect opened fire on the vehicle she was riding in on Saturday night in Atlanta.
Atlanta Mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms, says “Enough is enough… you shot and killed a baby.” during a press conference today addressing the shooting death of an 8-year-old girl last night in southeast Atlanta. @11AliveNews pic.twitter.com/zFmPfCV30g
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) July 6, 2020
“We’re fighting the enemy within when we are shooting each other up in our streets,” Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said during a news conference. “You shot and killed a baby. And it wasn’t one shooter, there was at least two shooters.”
An 8-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday at a mall in Alabama. Royta De’Marco Giles Jr. was reportedly caught in the cross-fire between two groups involved in a gun fight inside the mall. Three other victims also lost their lives.
An 8-year-old boy has been killed in a shooting at an Alabama shopping mall, and a girl and two adults have been hospitalized, police said. https://t.co/kFmM7frGtz
— The Associated Press (@AP) July 4, 2020
An 11-year-old in Washington, DC was shot and killed Saturday after gunfire broke out outside his family’s home. Davon McNeal reportedly got out of the car to run inside and grab a phone charger when he was caught in the crossfire.
An 11-year-old boy was shot and killed in Washington D.C. Saturday; the boy’s grandfather is a founding member of the D.C. Guardian Angels. The suspects are still on the loose. https://t.co/1wKlfPQ5Q0
— FOX Baltimore (@FOXBaltimore) July 6, 2020
Mayor Muriel Bowser announced there would be a $25,000 reward for any information on the suspects, CNN reported.