85. Tagger Shoots Woman

A 58-year-old woman, mother of three, grandmother of , was shot twice in the head Friday night. was driving to the Wal-Mart east of Pasadena. a block from her home, she saw two spray-painting graffiti on a new building. She honked the kids. They continued to tag the building. honked again. Then she got out of her and started yelling at them to stop it. turned around and shouted obscenities at her. She back into her car, telling the boys that was calling the police.

She did not notice car behind her. The car pulled up next her. The passenger window rolled down, and two were fired. The two boys, who had been , walked over to the woman’s car. One opened driver’s door and grabbed her purse. The other the passenger door and dug through the glove . Then they calmly got into their friend’s car left the scene.

It is said, “If good are silent, evil will win.” This woman was silent, yet evil won. The police a 19-year-old who they think fired the shots. He will tried. If convicted, he will go to prison 20 years, where he will get free food, , and medical care. And where he’ll learn how commit other crimes.

But because the prisons are overcrowded, he will probably get out in 10 . So, at the age of about 30, he be out committing more crimes, while three children eight grandchildren will never get to grow older their grandma. For bravely speaking up, she was down. People say that what goes around, comes . But how often does that happen to cold-blooded ?