Judy Fields, grandmother of 18-year-old Treja A. Kelley, who was shot and killed on her block while pregnant on September 8, sits on her porch in the 5200 block of South Sangamon Street Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in the Back of the Yards neighborhood of Chicago. Kelley had taken the stand nearly three months ago and testified against the man accused of killing her cousin, Christopher Fields. The man was convicted and is awaiting sentencing. It happened around the corner, on a block of bungalows, wood-frame homes and three-flats where Kelley and her cousin grew up. When Kelley lost her cousin, she did what many witnesses to Chicago’s gun violence are too terrified to do: She identified the gunman for police shortly after the shooting and then had the courage to testify for the prosecution. People gathered at a nonviolence event organized by several different groups in response to the fatal shooting of Kelley.

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