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Bullet fired from road kills Pasadena boy in his bed room

Bullet fired from road kills Pasadena boy in his bed room

Bullet fired from street kills Pasadena boy in his bedroom

A stray bullet struck and killed a 13-year-old boy in his Pasadena bed room on Saturday night, police stated. By Sunday morning, a small memorial stood exterior his dwelling not removed from a window with a single bullet gap.

The teenager was struck within the 900 block of North Raymond Avenue someday after 6 p.m. Three to 5 pictures had been fired exterior his bed room and not less than one bullet struck the boy, based on police. There is no such thing as a data on the suspects or the motive behind the taking pictures, Lt. Anthony Burgess of the Pasadena Police Division stated.

Stewart Baynes was taking part in dominoes throughout the road on the time of the taking pictures when he heard what he thought had been firecrackers. His children had been taking part in exterior across the identical time.

“We didn’t assume something of it. It wasn’t a loud bang, however simply one thing that made us pause for a second or two,” Baynes stated Sunday afternoon. “Then we heard the sirens and knew that it was one other taking pictures. It’s attending to be so rattling ridiculous out right here. Pasadena is such a small metropolis while you get all the way down to it.”

Jovita Gonzalez, a neighbor of the teenager who was shot and killed, has lived subsequent to the household since he was born. The boy’s mom ran out of the house simply after the taking pictures and was sobbing, she stated. The mom grabbed on to Gonzalez and stated in Spanish, “The ambulance isn’t right here but. The place is it?”

“They’re only a tight-knit household. The youngsters are good. It’s simply devastating, as a result of he’s simply taking part in video video games after which he’s killed,” Gonzalez stated. “She was simply hugging me so tightly. It simply occurred.”

First responders who arrived on the dwelling carried out CPR on the teenager, who was unresponsive, based on Burgess. It was not instantly clear the place the teenager was shot. He was taken to Huntington Memorial Hospital and later pronounced lifeless.

Final December, three folks had been shot and one was killed at Villa-Parke Neighborhood Heart, not removed from the place Saturday’s deadly taking pictures came about.

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Only a block away, an individual was shot at a Halloween get together in October and earlier this month, a 36-year-old lady was wounded in a drive-by taking pictures a few mile from the Raymond Avenue taking pictures within the 1800 block of Navarro Avenue in Pasadena. In a separate taking pictures, one other sufferer, described as a person in his 30s, was wounded within the 1000 block of Summit Avenue, only one block east from the Raymond taking pictures. All three victims survived, based on police.

Final month, metropolis leaders and the police division held an emergency neighborhood assembly in response to the string of shootings. Police advised a crowded auditorium at Robinson Park Neighborhood Heart that the shootings seemed to be gang-related, as reported by the Pasadena Star Information.

The household declined to make any statements on Sunday afternoon.

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