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‘Lowest This City Can Get’: Teen Killed at Bus Stop Minutes After Waving Bye to Mom

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Furious residents in Kentucky are considering running their own patrols at school bus stops after a teen, who had just started his junior year, was shot within minutes of waving goodbye to his mom and heading to the school bus stop on Wednesday morning.

Louisville police said that 16-year-old Tyree Smith was waiting with a group of students for the bus to Eastern High School when an unidentified gunman drove by and allegedly opened fire. Tyree died at a local hospital and two other students were injured, police said. A stolen grey Jeep believed to be linked to the shooting was found on fire early Thursday morning after a search on Wednesday, police told the Louisville Courier Journal.

“My son left out of my door at 6:15. He called me at 6:18 and said, ‘Mama, I got shot,’” Tyree’s mom, Sherita Smith, told a group gathered for a vigil on Wednesday night, according to WAVE. “So what am I supposed to do when I’m guiding my son down the right path and he gets killed and hurt by senseless........

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