At a press conference outside police headquarters, McCarthy said the gun used to kill Endia had been stolen from a car on April 14.Ok, so they don't say where the gun was in the car. If it was out in the open, that wasn't the wisest decision. However, it was reported as stolen, another panacea law they demanded, and that still didn't stop this. But let's take a look a little deeper.
“What would have been, under any other circumstance, probably a fistfight between 14-year-old girls because they were fighting over a boy turned into a murder,” McCarthy told reporters. “You introduce a firearm and you have a murder.”
McCarthy said he was frustrated by Chicago's persistent gun violence and decried how Illinois gun laws facilitate the illegal flow of weapons onto city streets. He said the gun had legally been left in the owner's car, a practice he described as “insanity.”
“Those guns need to be in lock boxes, in safes, in people's residences or on their person,” he said.
Endia was with friends on the front porch of Joseph's residence in the 900 block of West Garfield Boulevard when the suspect and her group approached, Cook County prosecutors said.
The suspect took out the gun and pulled the trigger, but the gun “malfunctioned,” said Assistant State's Attorney Kathleen Kain. The girl handed the gun to others in her group who quickly fixed it. The girl raised the gun again and opened fire, killing Endia and striking a 16-year-old girl in the upper left arm who was later released from a hospital.The gun was deliberately stolen from a car. The girl brought the gun to the fight, which she initiated, intending to use it. When it didn't work, she gave it to a friend to fix then took it back, pulling the trigger again.
No matter how much of an honor student this girl was, she was intent on murder. The incidental in this case, a stolen gun, is convenient for anti's to use to push for more laws, the blooddancers that they are. McCarthy and the other PuSH'ers seem to believe that it's the result of those mind control chips the NRA installs in all guns. She was going to find a way to kill no matter where she got it from.
UPDATE: Another article states that the gun was given to the suspect by her uncle who went w/ her and another friend tried to hide it afterwards.
Police said she got the gun from Flora, her uncle, and he accompanied her to the fight. Authorities are still investigating how Flora obtained the weapon, which Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said was stolen from a lawful owner in Chicago on April 13.
A 17-year-old was also charged in connection with the Back of the Yards shooting on Tuesday. He is charged with illegally having a gun, using it and then trying to get rid of it after shooting.What a wonderful group of people. If there was just 'one more law' then none of this would have happened. Right?