A romantic getaway for a young couple took a violent, almost deadly turn in broad daylight Friday.

By BARMEL LYONS

Meairra Mansara and her boyfriend were riding scooters down northside drive when they were attacked, after telling a man driving by to stop cat calling at the victim.

Boyfriend Juwan Davis stepping in asking the man to leave them alone.

Both Mansara and Davis rode down the street in an attempt to get away when bullets started to fly.

One of the bullets hit Mansara in her shin, shattering her tibia.

The fire department worked to stop the bleeding until EMS got to the scene.

Neighbors said they believe violence is never the answer and rejection is not an excuse.

According to the victim’s mother, she will now have a permanent rod in her leg and is looking at at least six weeks of recovery until rehab therapy.

This is a developing story

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