Scene of the shooting

Two young girls playing jump-rope on a hot summer night were shot when two people rode up on bikes and opened fire in the 10700 block of South Indiana Avenue in Chicago. Tanaja Stokes, 8, was shot in the head and died within an hour, authorities said. Her 7-year-old cousin Ariana Jones was also shot in the head and is in critical condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center.

( Antonio Perez, Chicago Tribune / August 11, 2010 )

Two young girls playing jump-rope on a hot summer night were shot when two people rode up on bikes and opened fire in the 10700 block of South Indiana Avenue in Chicago. Tanaja Stokes, 8, was shot in the head and died within an hour, authorities said. Her 7-year-old cousin Ariana Jones was also shot in the head and is in critical condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center.

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