Editorial: Easy answers often elude when senseless tragedy strikes

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By The Kentucky Standard Editorial Board

A boy is dead over, if what media reports are correct, about $10 worth of pot.

The community is justified to ask, how does something like this happen?

Violence related to drugs is nothing new, even in small towns like Bardstown. But this is not your “typical” drug violence.

Police say Cameron Williamson was shot and killed during a planned early morning robbery Monday. They believe the four suspects planned to lure the 17-year-old boy under the premise they wanted to buy some marijuana from him, then spring the ambush on him.

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