27-year-old Marcus Payne died in September after he was shot in late August. His mom, Victoria Landrum, is hoping somebody will come ahead.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — It is a membership that nobody ever thinks they will be part of: moms who’ve misplaced their youngsters to gun violence.
Marcus Payne’s mom has felt the ache of residing with out her son after he died final month after he was shot in August.
“I by no means went with out speaking to him. Right now’s been a month since he is been gone, and there is by no means been a time I have never not talked to him in a month,” stated Victoria Landrum, Payne’s mom.
Payne was solely 27 years previous. He went to varsity and had a job promoting vehicles.
He was shot within the Victorian Village space on August 30 whereas he was together with his brother. His brother informed police the 2 have been confronting some individuals trying to interrupt into their automotive, when Marcus was shot. He died about two weeks later.
Columbus Police haven’t launched any suspect data.
“He is not a median particular person that you just see on the information who will get in bother. He wasn’t that sort of particular person,” stated Landrum.
Payne’s household and associates marked one month of his loss of life by hanging fliers and asking neighbors what they noticed. Neighbors informed the group police checked out a number of ring doorbell cameras on their avenue and located nothing.
10TV reached out to Columbus Police about any updates and haven’t heard again.
Payne’s loss of life marked the 146th murder in Columbus this 12 months. The present whole is now 167 homicides.