Homicide Leaves Three Children without a Father
By: CJ Cassidy
Poplar Bluff, MO -A
homicide investigation the day after
hristmas keep police busy in
he shooting happened outside a house on
, shortly after 11 PM.
olice say they found the body of 17
unior inside his pickup truck.
hat activated the
nvestigators do not have a motive
but say the deadly shooting was certainly not random.
olice say they do have a few persons of interest
but so far haven't released information on any suspects.
he victim's friends and family say they too are anxious to find out
who killed their loved one.
e was nice he lived playing football and going and enjoying himself with people very friendly
ladney says even though her son had three children he was mostly a big kid at heart.
unior's life was tragically cut short
when someone gunned him down late
wanna ask them why did they have to do this just why he didn't have to like that he's too young
had three kids that won't see daddy no more
," Gladney says.
arren's girlfriend and mother of one of his children, came home from work to find her front yard a crime scene
and the love of her life, dead.
"It's senseless," Assistant Police Chief Gary Pride says.
investigators continued their search for answers they assured
ohns they wouldn't stop until they tracked down
arren's killer or killers.
e have a lot of highly trained investigators who are concentrating their efforts on this case
we feel like we're gonna see some positive results
," Pride points out.
ntil that happens
ladney says she
, like Charlene J
ohns will hold on tight to fond memories of
their loved one.
olice ask anyone with information, to call
nvestigators say callers can remain anonymous