20-Year-Old Hakeem Walton Dies After Being Shot While Riding in a Car in South Chicago Neighborhood

GUN VIOLENCE:  Hakeem Walton, 20, died after being shot early Saturday morning while he rode in a car in the 2700 block of East 84th Street in a South Chicago neighborhood. According to the Chicago Tribune, Hakeem Walton, who lived in Hammond, Ind., was struck in the head when a bullet shattered the back window. He was pronounced dead Saturday evening after being transferred from Advocate Trinity Hospital to Advocate Christ Medical Center, the newspaper reports.

We will continue to focus on gun violence and the gun culture that have this country under siege, notwithstanding the National Rifle Association’s position that more guns, not less, should be on the streets, in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre.