This is the worst news.
A 9-year-old boy was shot and killed in Chicago on Thursday in what investigators believe was retaliation for the boys' father's gang ties.
Dribbling his basketball, Tyshawn Lee was apparently lured into the alley and shot twice by unknown assailants.
According to Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy:
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