19-Year-Old Innocent Bystander Dead After Bullet From Shoot Out Near Georgia State University Hit Her

by Gee NY

In a heartbreaking turn of events, De’Asia Hart, a 19-year-old Georgia mother caught in the crossfire during a shooting near downtown Atlanta’s Georgia State University, tragically succumbed to her injuries on Nov. 6.

The incident, which occurred on Oct. 29 around 5 a.m. near a RaceTrac gas station, involved two groups in a dispute, resulting in a fatal outcome for Hart and injuries to three other innocent bystanders.

The surveillance footage from the scene, shared during a recent news conference, revealed a person of interest in a purple hoodie brandishing a firearm.

Authorities are actively seeking to identify two additional individuals linked to the case and have urged the public to come forward with any relevant information.

Hart’s loved ones, devastated by the loss, issued a poignant statement describing her as a “loving” friend, family member, and devoted mother to her 1-year-old.

A recent graduate with plans to enroll in school in the Spring of 2024 and aspirations of becoming a lawyer, Hart’s promising life was tragically cut short.

Amidst their grief, her family called on Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens to take a stance on gun control and raised questions about why a patrol car stationed across the street did not render aid.

The tragedy has heightened concerns among students at Georgia State University, prompting university President Brian Blake to address the issue. While confirming that two victims were students, he emphasized the university’s collaboration with the police and immediate actions taken to bolster safety measures, including increased patrols in the area.

As the community grapples with this devastating loss, the plea for answers and the urgent need for improved safety measures echoes, marking another somber chapter in the ongoing struggle against gun violence.

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