CLOSE
Leave a comment

Domestic violence is so prevalent that there were three cases this week, that’s if the SUV crash turns out to be intentional and if accusations against rapper Fabolous are proven to be true. But a story out of Georgia is a particularly horrifying case even in the wake of such similar, prevalent crimes.

Sherika Sharie”Redd” Bowman, a 34-year-old mother of five was shot to death in her own driveway, allegedly by her boyfriend, Keitren Foots, police say. Foots has been arrested. Reports say he may be the father of the youngest child.

People.com reports:

Bowman, who was originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, was a mother of five children, ages 16, 13, 5, 1 and 1 month old, according to a GoFundMe page created by family.

“She is a great mother,” a relative told WRAL, adding that Bowman was working on a license to become a registered nurse. A family member wrote on her GoFundMe page that Bowman sought to “pursue the love in her career and most of all, provide even more for her children,” a family member writes on the page.

“Redd has always been an independent and ambitious woman,” the relative continued. “She had a big, contagious smile and also enjoyed her talent in drawing.”

Foots was arrested early Sunday morning in Granville County, North Carolina, after Georgia authorities used his cell phone to locate him. He was found in a hotel parking lot, but when authorities arrived he allegedly fled the parking lot and headed north on Interstate 85, WFMY reports.

After losing sight of Foots, authorities were able to ping his cell phone and track him to a shed near the border of Vance County, according to the station.

He and Bowman lived together with her children, according to 11Alive News. Authorities said Bowman’s 13-year-old was inside the Stone Mountain home when the shooting occurred, and called 911.

Foots is currently behind bars in Granville County, according to Granville County Detention Center officials.

READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM:

GET THE HOTTEST STORIES STRAIGHT TO YOUR INBOX: 

 

Also On Black America Web:
Find Out What Your Favorite Celebs Did On Instagram (09/01-09/07)
10 photos

Add Your Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s