“Lit candles”: in the United States, a woman was shot at the memorial of her son, who was killed a few days earlier

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” “While she was lighting candles for her son, she was deprived of life '', – wrote a friend of the family, raising money for the funeral.

In the US state of Illinois, a 31-year-old woman was shot dead while lighting candles at the memorial to her son, who was killed by unknown persons a few days earlier.

ABC News reports.

It is noted that the incident took place in Chicago on the morning of November 24. The body of 31-year-old Delise Tucker was found on the sidewalk at about 12:15 pm local time. The woman was taken to hospital, but doctors pronounced her death.

“While she was lighting candles for her son, she was killed,” family friend Michelle Tharp wrote on the GoFundMe page created to help pay for the funeral. “This world is so cold.”

Last Sunday, at the same place, unknown persons shot several times at the 14-year-old son of the deceased Kevin Tinker.

declined to comment on information about a possible connection between the incidents. The investigation is ongoing. Tucker has five children left.

The publication notes that the number of shootings in Chicago has increased dramatically this year. So, as of November 8, 2021, there were 3,105 incidents with weapons in the city, which is 10% more than in 2020, and 66% more than in 2019.

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