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Funeral for Blair Holt, Who Pushed a Friend Out of Harm's Way

Funeral services were held today for Blair Holt, a junior at Julian High School. on the South Side. Holt, who would have turned 17 next month, was riding a CTA bus home from school on May 10th when he was shot by another teenager, a gang member. Police have said that boy was firing at another gang member in the back of the bus. Eyewitnesses add that Holt was protecting his friend Tiara Reed, pushing her back down in her seat as the shooting started.

Chicago Public Radio’s Diantha Parker reports.

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