Two Chicago Anti-Gun Advocates Murdered in Drive-By Shooting

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Courtesy of Mothers Against Senseless Killings (Facebook).

Two mothers who worked to end gun violence in their Chicago neighborhood were killed in a drive-by shooting. Andrea Stoudemire, 36, and Chantel Grant, 26, volunteered with Mothers/Men Against Senseless Killings (MASK) for two years before becoming victims of gun violence.

Stoudemire, a mother of three, and Grant, a mother of four, were fatally shot in Chicago’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood just before 10 p.m. on July 26. Chicago Police said that a blue SUV pulled up to the corner of 75th Street and Stewart Avenue, where MASK members congregate, and opened fire into a crowd.

The two women were killed in the shooting and a 30-year-old man suffered a graze wound on the arm, according to the Chicago Police. Authorities said that Stoudemire and Grant were shot multiple times and pronounced dead at the hospital. A 58-year-old man sustained minor injuries after…

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