Slain U.S. Grant grad defied the odds, couldn’t escape gun violence

Anthony Hartfield Jr., who graduated from U.S. Grant High School last year, was a role model to younger students and a leader on the school’s basketball team. He was shot to death Monday after someone broke in to his father’s house.

BY BRYAN DEAN Published: January 19, 2013
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Anthony Hartfield Jr. did everything an inner-city youth is supposed to do.

He stayed in school. He said no to drugs. He got into college.

It wasn’t enough to...

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