Mayor visits home of girl killed by stray bullet at sleepover; arrest may be close

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On Tuesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel visited the home of the girl who was struck and killed by a stray bullet Friday night.

11-year-old Shamiya Adams was attending a friend’s sleepover near Gladys and Springfield in the East Garfield Park neighborhood when a stray bullet came through a side window and struck her in the head and killed her.

Emanuel briefly spoke to the media upon leaving the Adams home in Lawndale saying, “I came here as a parent to let them know they are in our thoughts and prayers.”

Emanuel did not comment on the investigation or arrests.

Top law enforcement officials tell WGN news they are close to making an arrest.

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  • PeterT

    How much advance notice did his handlers give the media? Is there any chance for an answer from Julie Unruh and WGN to that?

  • Barry the President

    How nice. Exploiting a young girl’s bloody shooting and death to further his political motivation. Disgusting, revolting little punk-azz Democrat. What is the puny runt, like 5-foot-3?

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