ST. LOUIS — Eddie Hill IV, 10, was shot and killed in front of his home in north St. Louis in July.
"His mother is broken, his father is broken and then for it to be a child to get killed this way it hit more than just our family it done hit, shook the city, it done shook St. Louis," said Eddie's aunt Latashia Jackson back in July.
‘CUT SHORT: Unsolved Killings of St. Louis Children’ is an initiative of KSDK 5 On Your Side and its community outreach program, ‘Project 5,’ to raise awareness of the unchecked violence against children in the city of St. Louis from the summer of 2019 to present.
We’re dedicated to telling their stories, following the criminal investigations and shining a light on the reasons for gun violence in our city. We won’t let up.
Please join us in this important campaign seeking justice for our youth by sharing these stories about their young lives cut short, reaching out to elected officials and supporting the worthy organizations in St. Louis working to make our city’s neighborhoods safer places to raise families.