BATON ROUGE – Simply two months earlier than her second birthday, Ja’tyri Brown’s household say she was lively at such a younger age. Now, heartbroken, they ask for somebody to come back ahead.
“I actually simply need my child again, I simply need to hug her and kiss her, only one extra time and let her know, Mother loves her.” Hope Provost sits emotional and damaged.
“She did not die in an accident, she did not die as a result of she was sick, somebody took her away from me, they killed my grandson,” Provost mentioned.
Hope joins the remainder of their household as they attempt to rebuild what her nephew, Ja’tyri Brown, was like killed on the Day of Remembrance.
“My cellphone is ringing, it was my son, Mother mentioned, I believe Tyri was hit,” Hope mentioned.
The capturing occurred on Memorial Day at Fairway View Flats on Faculty Drive. Folks had gathered across the pool when the gunshots broke out. Dwayne Dunn, Jr., age 17; Reginald Thomas, 20; and the kid, recognized as Ja’tyri Brown, 1, have been killed.
“My son says when he heard the photographs, he regarded and all he might see was his child floating within the pool, that is not truthful,” Hope mentioned.
The enraged household claims to have misplaced their son in a mindless crime.
“If you happen to discover somebody you are arguing with, and also you see this individual you are coping with that individual, you do not open fireplace in a public place the place there are folks and youngsters in a swimming pool,” Hope mentioned.
Now their household is demanding justice, saying they will not cease till they get it.
“If somebody comes ahead we have now a reward, you’ll be able to stay nameless,” Hope mentioned.
Whereas holding on to what’s now a reminiscence of their little lady.
“It was presupposed to be dropped off by me after I completed swimming, I simply need my child to know that meemaw will all the time love you and I’ll always remember you,” Hope mentioned.