Stray Bullet Takes Spelman Student Too Soon

Last Thursday, Spelman student Jasmine Lynn was fatally struck by a stray bullet near the campus of Clark Atlanta University. The chest wound Lynn suffered allegedly came from “a group of individuals involved in a physical altercation on Mitchell Street.” [1]


Originally from Kansas City, Mo., Lynn had just begun her sophomore year at Spelman College with plans on majoring in psychology and majoring in business. An 18-year-old student (name unreleased) from Clark Atlanta was also hit by a stray bullet, suffering injuries to the wrist. Our hearts and prayers go out to Jasmine Lynn and her family. Another all too common instance of a young, black promising life taken too soon.

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One Response to Stray Bullet Takes Spelman Student Too Soon

  1. Anrae 'SHAFT' Godley-Cooper says:

    REST-IN-PEACE My Sister you will never be forgoten, I may not have known you, However your spirit has touched me and my mother, May God Bless your family!

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