February 19th, 2013
12:10 AM ET

Teen shot hours after sister attends Obama gun violence speech

Hours after her younger sister stood behind President Barack Obama during his gun violence speech last week, an Illinois teen died when a bullet found her in a North Chicago alley.

Two people were being questioned Monday as police worked to piece together the final moments of 18-year-old Janay McFarlane, who left behind a 3-month-old son.

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  1. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    Why is a teenager in an alley?
    Why does an 18-year-old female have a 3-month-old child?
    Why is she surrounded by people with guns?
    This is not a gun problem: it's a lifestyle problem.

    February 19, 2013 at 4:46 am | Report abuse |
  2. the prophet

    @jif many questions to a question, why we are ruled by the Government when history shows they were all evil and eventually collapsed. GOD path to salvation was stopped and he was killed by Government rulers. On his second coming no Government can kill him again.

    February 19, 2013 at 7:04 am | Report abuse |
    • Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

      "GOD" and "salvation" were not necessary for the teenager to stay out of the alley, and to avoid having a baby at that age.

      February 19, 2013 at 8:49 am | Report abuse |
  3. saywhat

    Yes @JI-F
    A lifestyle problem but enhanced and turned into terror by gun violence.

    February 19, 2013 at 1:39 pm | Report abuse |
  4. candi

    I cant believe the stuff im reading. dont blame society blame the person.wicked and cruel individuals. individuals that make these decision like playing god. taking lives into their own hands blaming the ones shot where is the justice in that? my prayers goes out to her child who lost a mother her family and friends.a killer does not come with a? agenda just because of where the crime ocured.
    socialism fit there is always that one person who does this stuff no matter where you
    are at I. this so called society.

    February 19, 2013 at 6:12 pm | Report abuse |