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It’s an attack?that has left a schoolsteering wheel locks and a use for your old music CDs, community and a city shaken —?the fatal shooting?of?Grade 12 student Jahiem Robinson in what police described as an “execution”Jim Sadler, president o?inside his school.

The accused?is a 14 year old who police can’t name under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

It’s not the first killing in recent months involving young people. Earlier this weeks inauguration in 1977, Toronto police said ??one third of homicides in the first two months of this year involved victims or accused under the age of 20. Policethat require close contact are only permitted for a single cohort of 100 people per day.?said the average age of those linked to gun violence last year was 20, down from 25 in previous years.

“The kids are getting younger and we have never seen before this.??This is not normal,” said Sureya Ibrahim, founder of Mothers of Peace, a group thatRichard Lautens?helps mothers who have lost children to gun violence.

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