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Chicago: Teen K!lled After Fight Breaks Out at Basketball Game

The violence in Chicago doesn’t seem to have subsided with the beginning of the New Year. fight

Seventeen year old Tyrone Lawson was shot and k!lled after a fight broke out at the end of a high school basketball game at Chicago State University.

The argument erupted  in a handshake line after the game between Simeon Career Academy and Morgan Park High School, according to police, but it didn’t end there. It continued in the parking lot of the gymnasium, where someone pulled out a gun and shot Lawson.

According to the St. Louis Post Dispatch,   university police were on the lookout  for a Jeep. Once the Jeep was located, two people were taken into police custody.

It is still unknown what the fight was actually about since nothing out of the ordinary happened during the game.

According to Lawson’s aunt, he was an honor student at Morgan Park High School and was six weeks away from his 18th birthday.

The university released a statement after the incident saying it was “deeply saddened by the tragic shooting death.”

“Additional security is provided by the university and all external partners during high school sporting events. Arrests have been made and university officials are awaiting the outcome of a full investigation to learn details about the shooting incident.”

Lawson was pronounced dead by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.


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6 comments

  1. We need a 1 million woman march , we got to do it ! 2015 I want to organize a march who would join me?

  2. you people are idiots all those racist white people in chicago why you don't kill and shoot at them? that's your enenmy.

  3. Who did the shooting and where are their parents? We have to talk to our children and stay close to them and the friends of our children.Where did the guns come from. Why did the adults not discuss conflict resolution.

  4. This is horrible. I cant believe that the community has come to this. God bless the family of the young man. Praying things get better soon!

  5. God, this is crazy. Black people can't even enjoy a simple sport activity without someone committing a crime. A gun doesn't make you a man get real niggas stop killing each other. We are becoming the WEAKEST link of all races. We say we are "strong" black men or "strong" black women. Nigga you are weak, you can't even enjoy life without a gun. Dumbness like this truly piss me off niggas need to stop making us (African Americans) look bad. For Real!

  6. It's no longer possible to simply have a disagreement, since too often they end with a bullet. I hope whatever point the shooter needed to make is going to be worth 25 to life.

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