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Q&A: Guns, Cities and the Death of Hadiya Pendleton

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Chicago teen Hadiya Pendleton became the Windy City’s 42nd homicide this year when she was gunned down by an unknown attacker near her high school on Jan. 29. But the 15-year-old honor student’s death has had reverberations beyond her hometown. For a deeper look at the problem, TIME talked to University of Chicago Crime Lab director Jens Ludwig about urban crime, federal gun legislation and what can be done to end Chicago’s senseless string of gun deaths.

Read more: http://nation.time.com/2013/02/01/qa-guns-cities-and-the-death-of-hadiya-pendleton/

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Written by Madison J. Gray

February 20, 2013 at 2:22 am

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