Demands For Attention To Gun Violence In Wake Of June Shooting That Killed Amaria Jones, 13The murder of a teenager in the South Austin neighborhood this summer has renewed calls for change.
Police Release Images Of Getaway Car Used In Shooting Death Of 13-Year-Old Amaria JonesPolice said someone inside the silver coupe -- believed to be an Infiniti G35 or G37 -- fired multiple shots at a group of people on the front porch of Amaria's home on June 20. A bullet went through a first-floor window, hitting Amaria in the neck.
13-Year-Old Amaria Jones Was Showing Mom Dance Move When She Was Killed By Stray Bullet In South AustinAmaria Jones, 13, who was in the middle of showing her mom a dance move at their West Side home when a gunman – still on the loose – ended a life loaded with promise.
On Weekend That Saw 3-Year-Old, 4 Teens Killed In Chicago, Supt. Brown Says Violent Offenders Are Not Being Monitored And Methods Must ChangeChicago Police Supt. David Brown on Sunday demanded that violent offenders be kept in jail longer and that home monitoring be revamped, because “it’s not working.”