In Wake of Jordan Edwards' Fatal Shooting in Balch Springs, Teens Change Routines to Try to Feel Safe

BALCH SPRINGS — Cassanova Targton, 17, calculates his movements now more than ever.When 15-year-old Jordan Edwards was slain April 29 by a now-fired police officer as the teen left a party, other black youths like Cassanova were left scarred, shaken and changed.Several of them said in interviews last week that the deaths of black people at the hands of police in recent years were terrifying and angered them. But still, those were distant — until Jordan.  Continue reading...

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