A Jackson County Circuit judge sentenced Aaron Sullivan to three years in prison for his role in the death of a girl on the Fourth of July. Blair Lane's mother said her daughter wouldn't want her to be mad at Sullivan, but each day is excruciating.
Blair Shanahan Lane loved life. She loved children. And she loved her family.Last Fourth of July, she was cavorting across a lawn to music and enjoying fireworks with her family, friends and other churchMore >> A stray bullet took the life of 11-year-old Blair Shanahan Lane last Fourth of July. Her family hopes her death will spur positive changes.More >> Blair Shanahan Lane was an 11-year-old girl dancing across the law at a relative's property during a Fourth of July party.A stray bullet fired some distance away suddenly took her life. Her mother, MicheleMore >> The memory of an Independence girl killed by a stray bullet was honored at the Rose Parade on Tuesday as part of an effort to raise organ donation awareness.More >>
Jackson County prosecutors have charged Aaron Sullivan in connection with the Fourth of July death of Blair Shanahan Lane. When he turned himself into authorities, Sullivan apologized to Blair's parents. "We just made a stupid mistake."More >>