Mississippi Teen Fatally Shot Hours After Graduation
The 18-year-old was shot three times at a Texaco gas station.
This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Just hours earlier, Kennedy Hobbs had walked across the stage at her high school graduation. She wore a pair of sparkling silver high heels, with her hair straightened under her royal blue cap, video of the ceremony livestreamed on Facebook shows. As a photographer captured a shot of her gripping her diploma, she smiled: The next stage of her life was about to begin. But it was cut short Tuesday night,…