Police presence stepped up at funerals after shooting at vigil
A day of mourning should never include fear but after a vigil was the target of gun violence this weekend police are now front and center at a funeral for another homicide victim.
Traveon Cook is mourning his 25 years old cousin, Corteze Winston. Family says he was shot and killed in a drive by shooting.
Andray Smith, his uncle says, \"He didn't bother anybody he just like to play basketball hang out.\"
Family members say they are happy to see police presence stepped up.
\"Whether it's just one car, they should be really monitoring it because stuff like this does happen this is not the first time something got shot up, a vigil or funeral.\"
Andray Smith says, \"Stuff goes on fights arguments or whatever so people can't feel safe in a funeral anymore sad to say but yeah sometimes.\"
As for the violence breaking out in the neighborhoods, his cousin says it boils down to a lack of resources and money creating frustration and crime in the neighborhoods.