CNN: 10 Year Old Boy, Activist Among Those Killed in Weekend Violence in Chicago

‘He died on the very streets he dedicated his life to try and make better in some way’

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BOLDUAN: "He loved video games, he loved his classmates and he was looking forward to going back to school very soon. But a 10-year-old boy now is, instead, a victim of Chicago’s violence. Gustavo Garcia, he was riding in a car when someone pulled up, opened fire, and he was killed. Gustavo, along with ten other people, was shot to death over the weekend, including Willie Cooper, an activist for outreach center for teenagers. Cooper was walking in his neighborhood, shot in the back, then in the mouth. He died on the very streets that he dedicated his life to try and make better in some way."

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