A twelve-year-old boy was shot in the leg Saturday on Indianapolis’s east side. Joshua Gilbert said “I’m feeling a little bit better, “I’m lucky it’s in my leg and not my upper body or it could have been worse.” Josh’s dad, ran over to tie his leg up, because it was bleeding so bad, “It’s just emotionally draining for all of us,” said Steven.Steven Gilbert, was there when the shots rang out, outside his sister’s home on east 37th Street. “It’s just emotionally draining for all of us,” said Steven. This episode of gun violence is not the Gilberts’ first. “My great-nephew Deshaun Swanson was killed in a drive by, and all I could see was that happening all over again to another innocent child,” said Josh’s aunt Theresa Gilbert. Deshaun Swanson was just ten-years-old when he was shot and killed in a drive by shooting back in 2015. If you’ve got any information, you’re asked to call IMPD or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.
The sun is finally shining and the floodwaters are slowly receding in much of the Houston area, grim reality is setting in. The recovery effort may uncover more dead. In Texas, the official death toll has surpassed 40 and is expected to climb as authorities investigated several other deaths to determine whether they were storm-related. Officials fear that the number of fatalities will climb sharply in coming days as neighbors, emergency workers and family members search for the missing — and discover the bodies of people trapped in homes or encased in underwater graves inside cars. And the death toll might rise even further in the recovery phase, from car crashes, carbon monoxide poisoning or other accidents during cleanup.
Weather today hot, humid and breezy. High today near 90 currently its 59