An 11-year-old Ohio girl was allegedly shot by her neighbor after he became upset with a group of children playing on the front yard of his home, Fox 8 reports. Charles DuBose, 55, was arrested after police said he shot the girl, Ivhan`e Merritt, at 10:40 p.m. Friday outside his home in Cleveland. Shamarra Hall, 10, told the station that she and Merritt were among a group of children playing on the man’s front lawn when the incident occurred.
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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