Volunteer and drum major for Helping Hand Mission shot, killed while working to strengthen community
A volunteer and drum major for the Helping Hand Mission was shot and killed while on a break from a volunteer shift there on Saturday night, according to a mission board member.
SOME OF THE HEAVY RAIN, EVEN STICKING AROUND IN THE EASTER COUNTY FOR THE EVENING COMMUTE. COMING UP IN ABOUT 50 MINUTES, I'LL HAVE A COUNTY BY COUNTY LOOK AT WHERE WE HAVE THE HIGHEST RISK OF FLOODING TOMORROW. >>> GUN VIOLENCE IS BEING BLAMED FOR THE TRAGIC DEATH OF A HELPING HANDS MISSION DRUM MAJOR. HE WAS KILLED IN A SHOOTING ON ROCK QUARRY ROAD SATURDAY NIGHT. HE WAS WALKING ACROSS THE STREET TO GET A DRINK FROM A CONVENIENCE STORE WITH TWO CARS BEGAN SHOOTING AT EACH OTHER. HE WAS CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE AND HE WAS A SADLY KILLED. THE 31-YEAR-OLD WAS THE DRUM MAJOR FOR HELPING HAND MISSION POPULAR MARCHING BAND. YOU MAY HAVE SEEN THESE PERFORMANCES. THEY ARE WELL KNOWN FOR THEIR FUN, ENTERTAINMENT AND THE RALEIGH CHRISTMAS PARADE AND OTHER PRAISE. THE SUPPORT OF THOSE MOST IN NEED IN THE SOUTHEAST RALEIGH COMMUNITY. THE DIRECTOR SAYS SHE BELIEVES