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Teens' shooting eerily similar to Dreshawna Davis

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Updated: 8/12/2013 9:18 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-- It has been seven years since 8-year-old Dreshawna Davis was killed by bullets fired at her grandmother's home. She was was watching "Cat in the Hat" with her two younger cousins.

But just last weekend, police found themselves investigating an eerily similar shooting in Northwest Jacksonville.

Two teens were also hit by gunfire in their own home. The weekend tragedy has weighed heavily on Dreshawna's family, who is now forced to relive their own nightmare.

"It seemed like it opened up old wounds all over," said Vonnie Johnson, Dreshawna's grandmother. She said it's frustrating that society has learned nothing from her granddaughter's killing.

"It's innocent people's lives. It just doesn't make any sense and it seems like it has turned into a real-life war zone here in Jacksonville, Fla., and it needs to stop," said Johnson.

She says said the peace can start with family.

"We all need it to come a little closer. It starts from home and it starts in the church," she said.

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