Zarriel Trotter appears in the video around 00:30, according to Chicago Tribune.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago seventh-grader featured in an anti-violence campaign has been shot in the back by a stray bullet outside his home.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports that 13-year-old Zarriel Trotter was listed in critical condition after the shooting Friday night, March 25, 2016. Trotter had surgery on Saturday and remained in critical condition, according to Chicago Tribune.
A public service announcement filmed at his school on the city’s west side features the teen describing the effect of everyday violence in a neighborhood where “people keep on getting shot, people keep on getting killed.”
Police say the shooting occurred while two groups were fighting down the street from Zarriel’s home. No arrests have been made.
The newspaper reports that 70 other people have been shot in the city’s Austin neighborhood this year.