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Amanda McMurry: Woman, 34, shot to death in Chicago

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A woman has been shot to death in Chicago.

Overnight, a woman was shot in the 8700 blocks of South Lafayette in the Chatham neighborhood on September 11, 2021.

The woman was identified as Amanda Mcmurry.

“The most humble person I know, you just gave me soo much inspiration when we spoke 2 weeks ago,” Her friend said while reacting to the news. “You are going to be missed Queen prayers to your family and your Daughters still here”.

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Kentrell McNeal, 15, killed in Chicago Shooting

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Two Chicago high school students were killed in gun violence in Chicago on Tuesday. 15-year-old Simeon High School student, Kentrell McNeal has been identified as one of the deceased.

 McNeal was pronounced dead at 9:33 a.m. Wednesday.

McNeal and the 14-year-old boy were attacked while sitting in a car around 6:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Lake Park Avenue. According to Police

Kentrell McNeal/Facebook

The younger boy was struck in the leg and transported to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.

McNeal suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to Provident Hospital, police said. He was transferred to Comer.

Kentrell McNeal eating pizza/Facebook

McNeal was part of the nonprofit youth group Good Kids Mad City, according to the group’s executive director Carlil Pittman.

“Lately I had the opportunity to spend a lot of time with Kentrell,” Pittman wrote on Twitter. 

 is why it’s so important to have creative spaces and outlets for young people to be able to go to because there’s nothing on the streets of Chicago for them already. RIP.”

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