Chicago Teacher Killed In Gang Crossfire

Source:  Carrie Healey / theGrio

Chicago teacher Betty Howard was shot and killed Thursday evening, becoming an innocent victim caught in gang crossfire.

Howard was sitting in a real estate office when shots rang out, striking her in the head, according to NBC Chicago.

The Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy teacher was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

The school’s principal, D’Andre Weaver, told NBC in a statement that Howard’s “love for all children, but particularly children with diverse learning needs, was second to none.”

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