Tag: shooting of child

4-Year-Old Becomes 5th Family Member to Fall Victim to Gun Violence After Accidentally Shooting Himself

Image: iStock Na’vaun Jackson is a miracle. “He’s breathing on his own, he’s doing something different every day,” his mother, Brijjanna Price, said at a press conference on Thursday. Her relief is palpable. Advertisement “Everything the doctors are saying, God says different.” According to CNN, the inquisitive four-year-old found a gun under a pillow on […]

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Suspected Driver Confesses in Jazmine Barnes Case, Suspected Shooter Denies Involvement

Larry WoodruffeScreenshot: KTRK The details of seven-year-old Jazmine Barnes’ death remain murky as suspected shooter Larry Woodruffe, 24, denies involvement in the crime, claiming Eric Black Jr. was the shooter in the fatal attack. Black, 20, previously confessed to driving the car from which Woodruffe allegedly shot and killed Jazmine during the Dec. 30 assault. […]

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Second Suspect Charged With Capital Murder for Death of Jazmine Barnes

Larry WoodruffePhoto: Harris County Sheriff’s Office (AP) Suspect Larry Woodruffe has been charged with capital murder for the death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes. Per NPR, police believe Woodruffe, 24, was the person who fired on the car Jazmine Barnes and her family were in as they made their way out of a parking lot on […]

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Could Police Have Prevented 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes’ Death?

It’s true of every case of white supremacist violence, every senseless and unprovoked shooting that causes the death of innocent people, and it may very well be the case here: We could have prevented this. Prominent civil rights attorney Lee Merritt, who has in the past represented slain innocents Jemel Roberson and Botham Jean, posted […]

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7-Year-Old Killed in Senseless Shooting Attack on Black Family

Photo: iStock Police have begun a manhunt for the gunman responsible for shooting and killing 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes in an apparently unprovoked attack on a black family. According to KTRK, the family was exiting a Houston Walmart parking lot in a car driven by Barnes’ mother, LaPorsha Washington, 30, when a suspect pulled up beside […]

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