Citing child-on-child shooting, Newark mayor asks 'How many more?"

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, shown at an event last week, cited Saturday’s fatal shooting of a 10-year-old boy by another child to urge Congress to pass tougher gun control laws.  

NEWARK — Challenging Congress to summon “the courage to enact strong national gun controls,” Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said the shot that killed a 10-year-old boy on Saturday was fired accidentally by another child, just one year older.

“Last week,an 11-year-old was holding a gun in a private home in Newark when the gun discharged accidentally, killing Josiah Coleman, just 10 …read more

Source: NJ.com Essex

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