Detroit Schools Boost Security Year After Shooting
The one day Emmanuel Gannaway left summer school early and took a different route home may have saved his life.
His mother, Marytina Gannaway, said her son usually caught the bus at the stop near Cody Ninth Grade Academy, where gunmen opened fire and wounded seven teenagers a year ago Wednesday. But he had only one class that day, and was home by the time his mother heard news of the shooting.
"I was crazy," Marytina Gannaway said, referring to how she felt at the time. "I didn't want him to go back to that...
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