Jazmine Barnes shooting: A convenience store run shatters a family’s life

(CNN)The four girls were in their pajamas when they piled into LaPorsha Washington’s car for a morning run to the convenience store. Mom speaks after child is killed in drive-by The traffic light turned green. Then the shooting began. Washington didn’t hear the first shot. Neither did Alexis. A bullet shattered Washington’s window. The truck sped up. The driver squeezed the trigger again. Now Washington heard the gunfire. She did what most mothers would do, even after taking a bullet. She hit the brakes. Then she used her body to shield Alexis, her eldest, who was seated next to her The girls in the back were unprotected. “Get down!” she told them. “Mama, he stopped. He stopped,” one girl screamed. …