Chicago Teen Shot to Death After Sister Attended Obama’s Gun Speech

Teen gunned down while visiting friends

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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  • http://www.facebook.com/steven.mackey Steven Mackey

    But guns are banned in Chicago….

  • Jason

    Just think, if she would have had a gun on her this might have ended differently. Self defense, apparently is not legal in Chicago. Had she have had a hand gun to defend herself, she would possibly be alive today, but then she would go to jail. Leave it to the liberal politicians to sentence the public law abiding citizens to the wrath of the criminals who don’t care at all about the gun laws they create.