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The news stories we read are oftentimes discarded and pushed aside by the 24-hour news cycle. But we refuse to throw these people away. These are real people. Here are their stories.

Keosha Tinch: Atlanta man unloads 'semi-automatic' on 16-year-old in SUV

Keosha Tinch: Atlanta man unloads 'semi-automatic' on 16-year-old in SUV

 Keosha Tinch, 16, was killed when a man opened fire on an SUV in Atlanta on Feb. 2, 2017. Police said the suspect, Dwight Lewis, is armed and dangerous.

Keosha Tinch, 16, was killed when a man opened fire on an SUV in Atlanta on Feb. 2, 2017. Police said the suspect, Dwight Lewis, is armed and dangerous.

Update: The FBI and Atlanta police offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest of Dwight Lewis.

Keosha Tinch of Decatur, Georgia was a young girl excited about turning 17 years of age in the shadow of big-city Atlanta.

She was with a group of companions in the city when one of them got into an altercation with a man outside their vehicle. The man opened fire, spraying the vehicle with bullets.

Keosha, 16 years old and excited about life, was dead. The two other occupants were unharmed.

Police are looking for Dwight Lewis, who they say killed the girl with a "semi-automatic" weapon.

A GoFundMe account for Keosha said that the family didn't have insurance, making it difficult for a proper burial.

"Another young teen has been killed due too gun violence. Keosha Tinch was only 16 years old and was exicited about life and turning 17 on February 12th. Killed in Deerfield apartments on Campbellton rd... The family has no insurance and we are asking for any amount God allows your heart to give."

Jenea Patterson: 18-year-old Pennsylvania girl dead of an apparent drug overdose

Jenea Patterson: 18-year-old Pennsylvania girl dead of an apparent drug overdose

Tonja Chadwick: 20-year-old mother found dead in Baltimore park

Tonja Chadwick: 20-year-old mother found dead in Baltimore park