St Louis official claims not all 13 children killed by guns were innocent

Outcry after Jimmie Edwards, public safety director, said some of the victims shot dead since April were linked to illegal activity

A top law enforcement official in St Louis, Missouri, has sparked outrage by remarking that not all of the children who have been killed by guns in the city this year were innocent victims.

Since April, 13 children aged 16 and under were killed by guns in St Louis city; six of the victims were aged 10 and under, with the youngest being just two years old.

Continue reading…