David and Sherrone Jenkins, center, Sherdavia Jenkins’s parents, look at a photograph of their daughter during a ceremony renaming a Miami park the Sherdavia Jenkins Peace Park. At left is family friend Tyrone Lamar. At right is Miami City Commissioner Richard P. Dunn II, who read a proclamation in honor of Sherdavia. The 9-year-old girl was struck and killed by a bullet as she played outside her Liberty City home in July 2006. The park is at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (Northwest 62nd Street) and Northwest 12th Avenue in Miami.
David and Sherrone Jenkins, center, Sherdavia Jenkins’s parents, look at a photograph of their daughter during a ceremony renaming a Miami park the Sherdavia Jenkins Peace Park. At left is family friend Tyrone Lamar. At right is Miami City Commissioner Richard P. Dunn II, who read a proclamation in honor of Sherdavia. The 9-year-old girl was struck and killed by a bullet as she played outside her Liberty City home in July 2006. The park is at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (Northwest 62nd Street) and Northwest 12th Avenue in Miami. MARSHA HALPER Miami Herald File
David and Sherrone Jenkins, center, Sherdavia Jenkins’s parents, look at a photograph of their daughter during a ceremony renaming a Miami park the Sherdavia Jenkins Peace Park. At left is family friend Tyrone Lamar. At right is Miami City Commissioner Richard P. Dunn II, who read a proclamation in honor of Sherdavia. The 9-year-old girl was struck and killed by a bullet as she played outside her Liberty City home in July 2006. The park is at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (Northwest 62nd Street) and Northwest 12th Avenue in Miami. MARSHA HALPER Miami Herald File

Miami Herald Archives: Bullet snuffs out a young life, shatters a family’s hope, spirit

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