A mother embraced her daughter’s killer in court this week. Jordyn Howe pleaded guilty for the 2012 shooting death of his friend, Lourdes “Jina” Guzman-DeJesus, 13.
Howe was showing off his stepfather’s gun on the school bus when he pointed the weapon at Guzman-DeJesus and pulled the trigger. The gun went off and killed her. The teen immediately expressed remorse. The victim’s mother met asked the judge not to give the teen jail time, because she forgave him.