CTA Bus Shooting

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Students Walk Out of Julian High in Response to Fatal Shooting Last Edited: Monday, 14 May 2007, 1:56 PM CDT Created: Monday, 14 May 2007, 11:09 AM CDT Blair Holt SideBar Related Items Videos Stories Father of Murdered Boy Speaks Out 2 Teens Charged in CTA Murder Two Teens Charged in CTA Bus Shooting Holt Family And Clergy to Ride CTA, Demand Tougher Gun Laws 'Person of Interest' Questioned in CTA Shooting Police Searching for Student Suspect in CTA Bus Shooting CTA Shooter Identified Police Step Up Security After CTA Bus Shooting 1 Teen Shot on CTA Bus Dies, 4 in Hospital; Gunman At Large 5 Teens Shot on CTA Bus on South Side Chicago, IL. -- The students walked out of the school at…show more content…
Thursday at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the medical examiner’s office. Holt was the son of a Chicago firefighter and a police officer. Monday morning, members of Holt's family and area religious leaders were scheduled to ride a CTA bus to Julian High to ease students' fears and to demand tougher gun laws. During the ride, Bishop Larry D. Trotter of the United Covenant Churches of Christ International, other clergymen and the Holt family were to pray aboard the bus and ensure students their safety is a top priority, the release said. A two-year dispute led a gang member to fire multiple gunshots at another gang member on the crowded bus last week, killing an honor student, law enforcement sources told the Chicago Sun-Times. Michael "Mario" Pace, 16, is charged with one count of murder and five counts of attempted murder in the Thursday shooting of Holt, who was not the intended target. Facing identical charges is 15-year-old Kevin Jones, who sources said gave Pace the gun. Jones knew Pace wanted to use the weapon to try to kill someone Pace had argued with on an almost "daily basis," possibly over a girl, sources said. -- STNGWire and

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