Tyshawn Lee Research Paper

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In 2015, 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee was brutally murdered because of gang retaliation. Tyshawn’s father is a high ranking member of a rival gang; whom they had supposedly shot the brother and mother in a car of one of the suspects. The initial retaliation of Lee was to kidnap him and cut off his ears and fingers. Instead Lee was led off the playground by (witnesses say) (LINK 9) a man. After luring the boy off the playground with bribery of buying him something from the store, one of the three suspects named Boone-Doty led him to an ally. At this time is when 9-year old Tyshawn Lee was shot several times at close range. The autopsy showed Lee had tried blocking one of the shots which took off part of his thumb. He also received shot grazes to

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