Chicago Teen Shot to Death After Sister Attended Obama's Gun Speech
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

Janay McFarlane, 18, was shot and killed in North Chicago on Friday, only a few hours after her 14 year-old sister sat on stage behind President Barack Obama at Hyde Park Career Academy as he gave a speech on gun control in the wake of the Hadiya Pendleton killing, the Associated Press reports

McFarlane, the mother of a 3-month-old baby, was shot once in the head while she was visiting friends and family. Reportedly, a friend of hers was the intended target.

Police said two people are being questioned, but no charges have been filed.

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Makkada B. Selah is a journalist based in New York City.


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