Last night’s murder in the Lake Independence area was the first in about three months. Police and residents say the area had been quiet for some time. Assistant Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams spoke of the efforts being put into that area of the city.
Resident Kimberly Michael who was on scene shortly after the murder says there is some concern among residents as they are now expecting some kind of retaliation.
Assistant Commissioner Williams says interventions and workshops will continue in the area.
Police says that Morrison and Brooks were known to them as gang affiliates.