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Shoot Essay

  • Submitted by: mccoy
  • on April 8, 2008
  • Category: History
  • Length: 485 words

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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  

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Chicago, IL.   --  
The students walked out of the school at 10330 S. Elizabeth St. about 10 a.m., according to police News Affairs Officer John Henry.

A spokeswoman for Chicago Public Schools did not immediately have   information on the walk-out but representatives were being sent to the school as of 10:35 a.m.

A Morgan Park District Police officer said some streets were being blocked because of the walk-out but had no information on which streets were closed.

On Thursday, a teenage gunman boarded an eastbound 103rd Street CTA bus at 103rd and Halsted about 3:20 p.m. Thursday and started shooting, striking two males and three females, all of whom were students at Julian High.

Blair Holt, 16, of 1541 W. 122nd St., died of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office, which ruled the death a homicide.

Holt was pronounced dead at 9:04 p.m. 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...

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