Mother serving in Iraq returning after son gunned down in LA
A high school football star described as "a Houdini on the football field" was shot dead on Sunday in what appears to be an act of random gang violence, and his mother is returning from her second tour of duty in Iraq.
Jamiel Andre Shaw, 17, was shot multiple times on a sidewalk a few yards from his home after he didn't respond when two men pulled up in a car and asked him, "Where you from?" -- code for which gang did he belong to, police said.
Shaw was not a gang member, ...
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