“When you’re in it and you live it, even for 24 hours it leaves an impact on you and these are folks no one has been paying attention to for too long,” Weiner said, who is also dealing with the re-emergence of the sext scandal that toppled his political career.
After learning of Brown’s death, candidate Thompson returned to Lincoln Houses with the news that money for security cameras had been allocated for the property.
The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) received $1 million dollar to install the cameras over one year ago, but never did, reports the Daily News.
“Could it have prevented a shooting? I’m not going to say that. But it possibly could have led to a person being identified,” Thompson said.
Brown’s homicide is currently under investigation.