Who will speak for 10-year-old victim?

May 31, 2012

A 10-year-old is shot on Memorial Day in Baltimore, but where is the outrage ("Boy, 10, among four victims in east-side shooting," May 29)? Del. Pat McDonough spoke the truth about crime in Baltimore and he gets crucified by The Sun and our elected officials.

Yet, a 10-year-old gets shot in Charm City and not a peep out of our elected officials. Nothing. Not one bloody word.

The truth is not very popular in Baltimore. Perhaps, The Sun should get reactions to the latest shootings from MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blake, Gov.Martin O'Malleyor even state Sen. Verna L. Jones-Rodwell. They crucified Delegate McDonough but are so quiet when gun violence strikes a child in Baltimore.

Baltimore is still one of the most dangerous cities in the country. And our elected officials have their collective heads in the sand.

And that's being kind!

John Jackson, Baltimore

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