Chicago Police Hope Surveillance Footage Solves Shooting of Two Girls

Just half an hour later and four miles away, Holmes was shot while sitting in a parked vehicle.

"Kanari is still fighting for her life", said Tyler, who'd also heard the news about Takiya's passing.

"I was in an Über on 79th and Halsted when she called me saying to pick up my sister and go to Comer [Children's Hospital]. The family is close around her bed". Kanari Gentry remains in critical condition at Stroger Hospital after being shot while playing at Henderson Elementary School in the West Englewood neighborhood.

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"We're just praying and sitting by her bedside and talking to her and holding her hand", Patsy Holmes, Takiya's grandmother, told ABC7. Takiya's mother yelled for everyone to get down. "Over a piece of a street that doesn't belong to you?" her uncle Djuan Bowers said.

According to police, she was hit in the back of the head during the incident on the city's South Side, which saw another head shooting less than half an hour earlier.

"This does not make any sense. Not just for her but Kanari as well", she wrote on Facebook.

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The 11-year-old is a cousin of well-known community activist Andrew Holmes. He said, "Instead of a gun, pick up a pencil or a book". You know, somebody knows who was shooting down there, point blank. They have not made any arrests. Twenty-three others were shot in shootings that resulted in five deaths.

Hospital staff was unable to identify Bowers' heartbeat at least three times since she was hospitalized and had to make efforts to revive the young victim, the Trib reports.

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