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By Arielle Vaccaro
This past Monday, just before dusk, a group of community members stood in Clark Street School’s crowded playground. Attendees of all ages stood shoulder to shoulder. Some held a pink balloon in one hand.
Although balloons may usually symbolize a celebration to these Milwaukee residents, this time, they meant something far more solemn.
These balloons represented a young girl’s life cut short by the unsparing temper of a bullet, fired on a playground in the light of day.
On May 21, Sierra Guyton was playing at Clarke Street Elementary School’s playground …
The NAACP Milwaukee Branch reiterates our prior statements and joins the call for ending the violence that occurs in our community on a regular, almost daily basis.
We abhor the murders and other violence that has plagued our community.
The recent shooting of 10-year-old Sierra Guyton highlights the insanity of it all. Obviously, this criminal conduct is unacceptable and cannot be condoned or tolerated.
We must work with law enforcement and community stakeholders to contain and reduce crime but, beyond that, each of us as individuals, and collectively as a community must be …
Milwaukee Police are investigating the shooting of an 11-year-old girl that happened on the playground of Clarke Street School located at 28th and Clarke Streets shortly before 7 p.m. on May 21.
Preliminary information suggests that two individuals were shooting at each other when the child was caught in the crossfire and shot.
The child was conveyed to Children’s Hospital where she in undergoing treatment for serious injuries.
There are no suspects in custody and we ask that anyone with information call Milwaukee Police at 414- 935-7360.
The investigation of the May 21 shooting …