While riots across the country are de-escalating and fewer building are being set ablaze, a more frightening phenomenon is unfolding.

Angry armed mobs are now roaming the streets and engaging innocent Americans.

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That’s what happened in Atlanta to a mom, her child, and a family friend who were just looking for a place to park when the armed mob swarmed their car.

Reports are still sketchy, but someone in the crowd opened fire on the car, hitting the 8-year-old girl multiple times.

Sadly, she did not survive.

From CBS 46

According to police, the child was riding in a car with her mom and an adult friend when car exited the interstate near the intersection of University Avenue and Pryor Road. Police said the driver was attempting to enter the parking lot on the 1200 block of Pryor Road when they were confronted by a group of armed individuals who were blocking the entrance.

Someone in the group began shooting at the car, hitting it multiple times including the shot that hit the child.

The wounded girl was immediately taken to Atlanta Medical Center in a private vehicle, but she did not survive her injuries.

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The July 4th weekend was a deadly one in Atlanta and other Democrat-run cities. According to Atlanta Police Sgt. John Chafee, 23 people were shot and wounded during the overnight hours of Saturday night, July 4, and early morning hours of Sunday, July 5.

This piece was written by Missy Crane on July 5, 2020. It originally appeared in WayneDupree.com and is used by permission.

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