In recent years, the news stories coming out of El Salvador are bleak. My childhood memories are becoming overshadowed.
We let more shots off then the gun jammed. When the gun jammed we got low and my brother stepped on the gas. The other car sent shots back. I was thinking in my head who is bruh?
I soon realized why that bus hadn’t come: walking to school my dad and I passed two white sheets lying on the ground, both of them stained with blood. We later learned the victims were two local kids killed after trying to run away from gang members who were chasing them. It was 2006. A month later I left El Salvador and headed north for the United States.
After 24 years with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), Captain Martín Baeza has returned to the Hollenbeck division, where he first started his career.
Why are people killing teens ? Scientific stats show that according to oneworld education.org, 11,346 teens died just this year alone and some of them didn’t even get to see 19 or 20.