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8-year-old girl randomly shot one year ago pushes for peace in Kansas City

June 17, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

KANSAS CITY, Mo — An 8-year-old Kansas City girl is asking for peace in her city. She was randomly shot one year ago while riding in a car. Now, she and her mother say they want to see an end…

Foster said the 16-year-old unintentionally shot BrookLynn, but purposefully shot his gun.

“She was really sad, but I helped her cheer up because she knew I was going to make it, and I knew that, too,” BrookLynn said.

“He was my favorite uncle,” BrookLynn said.

“It always makes me feel safe because it makes me feel like his spirit is in the room protecting me,” BrookLynn said.

Foster said the boy who shot BrookLynn is currently going through the court system and is being tried as a juvenile.

It’s truly sad that a 16-year-old feels like he has to walk around with a gun,” Foster said.

“Keep peaceful and try to work it out because you don’t know if you could shoot a little girl or a little baby,” BrookLynn said.

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