Shots fired into Ferguson home kill 9-year-old girl, injure mother

Shots fired into Ferguson home kill 9-year-old girl, injure mother
Credit: Eric Kayne

[Ed. – Where are the Black Lives Matter crowd?]

A 9-year-old girl doing homework on her mother’s bed was killed when someone fired shots into a Ferguson home Tuesday night, according to police and family.

Jamyla Bolden’s grandmother said she ran into the bedroom after someone opened fire about 9:30 p.m. Jamyla’s mother was hit in the leg. Jamyla was fatally wounded.

“I was holding her the whole time,” the grandmother said of the child Wednesday. She did not want her name used because she feared for her safety.

“I kept holding and holding her,” the grandmother told the Post-Dispatch. “I still have her blood on my hands. She was still breathing. I was telling her to just breathe.”

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