Ms. P and I are again bringing you the tragic stories of not one but three different young men who have been not only tragically killed but in one case a mother’s heartbreak of losing a second son to gun violence only this young man was on the other side of the gun and is now serving a life sentence. Families ripped apart by senseless violence, when will this stop? When will everyone put down their guns and embrace a life of love and peace?
We will also be joined by LaShai Daniels-Hickman mother of Dominique Hickman who was murdered on February 23, 2007 as he walked home from a friends house after playing video games. This handsome young man was a junior in High School looking forward to graduating and going to college. Dominique was an amazing young man loved people and always wanted to be the peacemaker. Dominique was a younger brother of one sister and a older brother of three more sisters who miss him very much.
We will also be joined by La Tonya Bates-Stewart mother of Charles Stewart Jr. aka CJ. CJ was gunned down February 15th of 2015 in Oakland, CA behind some apartments. The suspect in this case was just recently sentenced to 15 years. The witness in this case wasn’t cooperating and the judge felt he could walk away without doing any time so they offered him a deal starting at 31 years and he worked it do to 15 years. The suspect is a two striker and this was his 5th felony. He gets a second chance at life.
But to break a mother’s heart further La Tonya’s other son Aaron Stewart was arrested while working at FedEx on Thursday March 2nd 2012 as an accessory to a triple homicide in San Leandero,CA with 3 other people. He was 19 when the crime happened and had no criminal record. The other 3 young men had criminal records. Aaron and two others received 3 life sentences without the possibility of parole and the other received a deal of 3 years for his testimony but he was a supplier of one of the guns. Aaron is now in prison in LA County.