Family, Friends Release Balloons To Mark Anniversary Of Shamiya Adams' MurderA young victim of Chicago violence is remembered a year later as balloons are released into the sky, and prayers are said.
Mourners Say Goodbye To 11-Year-Old Girl Killed At SleepoverHundreds attended funeral services at Living Word Christian Center for 11-year old Shamiya Adams, who was shot and killed during a sleepover with a friend in Garfield Park.
Prosecutors: Teen Charged With Killing 11-Year-Old Was Aiming For Gang RivalsCook County prosecutors said the 18-year-old man accused of killing 11-year-old Shamiya Adams was aiming for a group rival gang members who had attacked a friend in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, even though that friend told him the boys who had beaten him were not there.
Teen Charged In Murder Of 11-Year-Old Shamiya AdamsAn 18-year-old man has been charged in the shooting death of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, who was felled by a stray bullet while at a sleepover in West Garfield Park.
Person Of Interest In Custody For Shamiya Adams’ Murder Mayor Rahm Emanuel made an unannounced visit to the home of Shamiya's family Tuesday night. Adams was killed after being struck by a random bullet at a sleepover in the 3900 block of West Gladys Avenue in Garfield Park.
Police Making Progress In Investigation Of 11-Year-Old Girl’s Shooting DeathPolice say the investigation into the shooting death of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams is progressing rapidly.
Government Officials, Community Leaders Promise Coordination To Combat ViolenceMayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy met with federal law enforcement officials and local community organizations and religious leaders on Monday to discuss joint efforts to reduce gun violence in Chicago, on the heels of a weekend when at least 43 people were shot, four of them fatally.
Friends, Family Continue To Mourn 11-Year-Old Girl Killed By Stray Bullet Friends and family of Shamiya Adams gathered for a vigil on Sunday, the second since the 11-year-old was killed Friday night at a sleepover.