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United States

23 September 2009

Daily News (New York)

She was the most innocent of victims — and died protecting her little boy. A single mom was struck and killed by a stray bullet Tuesday when she walked out of a Bronx laundermat, smack into the crossfire of a gang gunfight, police said. Aisha Santiago, 25, was hit in the chest as she attempted to take cover with her 9-year-old son on the doorstep of her building on E.146th St. in Mott Haven shortly before 3:30 p.m. "She died defending her boy," said Santiago's... (

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