On the night of the July 26, Zachary Hammond aged 19 went on a date with an unidentified 23 year old woman not knowing that this is the first and the last time they would go on a date. It is the same night that Hammond who was unarmed was shot dead by a police officer. This is not the first such case is taking place as there have been an increase of unarmed teenagers being fatally shot by the men in uniform. Christian Taylor is the latest victim.
The police officer said that the 19 year old man was in the parking lot trying to buy marijuana from an undercover officer. He is said to have been eating ice cream although the officer said that he drove up to him and wanted to run him over thus prompting him to shoot. According to the latest news on cnbc free live stream on the internet is that an autopsy report indicated that Hammond was shot twice and this led to his death.
After the July incidence in South Carolina, Angie Hammond who is the mother of the victim said that they would really like to know exactly what transpired that night at the Hardee’s parking lot.They do not believe that anyone should be killed for purchasing marijuana thus calling for the Department of Justice to charge the officer with murder. Lieutenant-Officer Mark Tiller said he felt threatened.
Another shocking news came to media when10 months and 22 weeks pregnant when her news hit the headlines. This happened in Asuncion, Paraguay when it was reported that an 11 year old was pregnant after she was raped by her own stepfather. It is the same news that led to the arrest of her mother who was charged with complicity and child neglect. However the major news is that the 32 year old mother said that she had initially reported the matter but she was dismissed.
In contrary to her statement, authorities said that she did not report the matter but instead she had denied the accusations against her husband when the neighbors reported the matter. The mother wanted the pregnancy to be interrupted a move that was supported by Amnesty International. The trend with which minors have given birth in Paraguay is quite worrying as last year; over 600 girls aged between 10 and 14 gave birth. Round the globe in developing countries, it is estimated that over 2 million minors get unwanted pregnancies.
Although the mother of the 11 year was released on bond, she still faces charges even after the minor gave birth safely. She underwent cesarean section with the baby weighing 3 kgs according to the reports on cnbc live stream online. Gilberto Benitez Zarate a 42 year old man that was identified as the stepfather to the minor was arrested. He asked for the DNA tests as he denied have assaulted the 11 year old girl.