Lynette Hoy- ABC interview on Teen Violence, 3/30/08

Weekend violence kills Chicago students

A weekend of shootings in Chicago has claimed the lives of two teenager and injured others.

The latest shooting involves a 14-year-old girl who was shot twice in the arm. She is said to be recovering in stable condition at Comer Children’s Hospital. Area 2 police are investigating that case. They report have four people in custody for an earlier deadly shooting that took place just outside a South Side high school.

It’s been a violent weekend for Chicago Public Schools students. Saturday night, a 14-year-old girl was shot twice while walking with friends in the South Side’s Gresham neighborhood. She survived the shooting. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for 18-year-old Chavez Clarke. The Simeon High School senior was shot on the school’s parking lot, 8147 S. Vincennes, Saturday afternoon while students attended a basketball game.

Watch the whole video with comments from Lynette Hoy – Anger Management Expert.

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Lynette Hoy is a marriage and family counselor, licensed in the state of Illinois and a National Certified Counselor. She is a Diplomate, Consultant, Supervisor, Certified Anger Management Specialist-V with the National Anger Management Association and the co-author of all 4 editions of What's Good About Anger?, a speaker and writer for various publications.
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