“I Knew My Baby Was Gone.”–Mother Of Woman Killed In Crossfire Speaks Out
CHARLOTTE, NC. — Three people are charged in connection to a deadly shooting of a Charlotte mother. Police say she was caught in the crossfire of a gun fight in North Charlotte.
It hits Linda Crank Springs in waves, the realization that her baby girl is gone.
“I’ve been living in a fantasy world at this very moment. I’m just thinking any moment at a given time, she’s going to walk through that door,” says Springs.
Kendal Crank a mother of a nine-year-old daughter, and three-year-old son ripped away from her children in an instant.
CMPD says the 27-year-old got caught in the crossfire at East 28th St. and North Tryon St. Two groups got into a gunfight in rush hour traffic Thursday evening.
“This is more of what we’ve seen in the past is people resorting to guns to settle their differences,” says CMPD Lt. Bryan Crum.
CMPD detectives called Linda after the shooting. In a panic, she rushed to the scene.
24 hours after her daughter’s murder, dozens of people holding signs at the spot where she died. Praying for two young children who will grow up without a mother, and remembering a promising future that was taken by senseless violence.
CMPD says they aren’t looking for any more suspects.
The family has started a GoFundMe page.