Bold gang assassinations — not officially linked by authorities — appear to take place at funerals.
Funerals attract the dearly departed’s family, friends and foes and is considered the best place for police to search for witnesses and perpetrators of deadly crimes.
Monday: Murder at a Funeral
On Nov. 19, 32-year-old James Holman was shot to death near his home.
Mourners leaving A.A. Rayner Funeral Home on Monday may have witnessed yet another murder, that of Sherman Miller, 21.
According to eyewitnesses, gunfire erupted when the funeral ended.
Mourners may have seen a man firing shots at Miller and another man at the church across the street from the funeral home, according to the home’s director. The other man remains in critical condition.