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At Least 6 Children Killed by Gun Violence Over 4th of July Weekend

At least six children were killed in shootings across the country over 4th of July weekend, police say.

The children, ages 6 to 14, were all shot and killed while doing everyday things — riding in mom’s car, walking in a mall, and playing in a yard with their cousins.
A 7-year-old girl in Chicago, an 8-year-old girl in Atlanta, and a 6-year-old boy in Philadelphia were among those killed in a spate of shootings over the holiday weekend. Dozens of people were wounded in cities around the U.S.