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Aliyah Shell

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy

Violent Start To Spring Spurs Major Gang Crackdown

Police have arrested dozens of members of two street gangs and seized millions of dollars in cash and illegal drugs as part of a major crackdown on gangs in the wake of rising violence to start the year.

WBBM Newsradio–03/26/2012

Diana Aguilar -- clutching a picture of her daughter Aliyah Shell, who was killed by gunfire over the weekend -- sits on her daughter's bed, surrounded by balloons, stuffed animals and photos of Aliyah. (Credit: CBS)

Mom Of Girl Killed On Front Porch: ‘They’re Not People, They’re Animals’

The mother of a 6-year-old girl who was gunned down in front of her Little Village home over the weekend said the two purported gang members charged with murder are “not people, they’re animals.”

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

Juan Barraza, 18, is charged with murder in the shooting death of 6-year-old Aliyah Shell in the Little Village neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Teens Charged In Shooting Death Of 6-Year-Old

Two people have been charged in the shooting death of a 6-year-old girl in the Little Village neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2012

6-Year-Old Shot

At Least 10 Dead, Dozens Wounded In Weekend Violence

A bizarre weekend where the high exceeded 80 degrees also brought a rash of violence across Chicago, which left at least 10 people dead and some 40 others wounded.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2012