The truth about the shooting of Jane Creba

In the spate of shootings happening in Toronto, the media continues to report that the tragic loss of this young woman back in 2005 was due to crossfire between two gangs. This continued oversimplification and misrepresentation does nothing to help deal with the real socioeconomic problems so many youth face that draws them towards drug dealing. 

On boxing day, 2005, there were rival drug dealers and there were their friends. If we don't take the time to understand the underlying issues, we cannot begin to find the solutions.