Saturday, February 23, 2008

Piano Student Seriously Injured During Lesson

Christopher Rodriguez, a 10-year-old piano student in the middle of a lesson at the Harmony Road Music School in Oakland, was seriously injured when a shot fired from a robbery in progress at a nearby gas station penetrated the walls of the music school and hit him in the abdomen. Christopher is expected to be paralyzed from the waist down.

San Fransicso Chronicle article
CNN article

If you're interested in finding out more about this story, learning about the numerous fundraising concerts scheduled, or donating funds for his medical expenses, you can visit the blog set up by his family.


  1. That is soo sad... People should not even be born who are going to kill people like that. I think that he should be killed for hurting that boy. That's what I think. He ruined that boys life, he should be ruined.

  2. Anonymous12:46 AM

    Wow I Dont Think Person Should Die
    We All Make Mistakes and You Or Anyone Else DoEs not Have ANY Write write to take someones life away no matter what they do
    you are just a horiible person ryan to say something like that
    o my goodness :(

  3. Ryan, anonymous poster--let's keep the discussion civil and let the US Justice system run its course for the man accused of this crime.