Father of Teen killed in CHOP said it’s time to bring in the national guard and dismantle the zone


“They should deployed them here to say 'Man, it's time to go,'”-Horace Lorenzo Anderson

SEATTLE — A teenager is dead, a second injured and their jeep is riddled with bullets inside the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest zone, aka CHOP zone.

The latest shooting at the CHOP zone claimed the life of a 16-year-old male, and left a 14-year-old critically injured.

Tonight, the father of another teenager shot and killed there last week says the CHOP zone must go.

Tensions rose when the victim's father spoke out because he is saying things the people here do not want to hear.

But now two teenagers, both black, have been killed here. And at least three others have been wounded.

"I ain't been sleeping,. You see my eyes. I've been crying. I'm trying not to cry on TV."

Horace Lorenzo Anderson stood in the embrace of Andre Taylor, a leader in the local anti-police violence movement.

Anderson was there to shine a light on the murder of his 19-year-old son and namesake, who was shot and killed inside the CHOP zone last weekend.

He says the zone should go.

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