From Mother's United Against violence and the Reverend Henry Brown, the following release, . Please support Rev. Brown and his efforts if you can.
Just two years ago, on September 30, 2010, Altanese Walker, an innocent bystander, was killed by a stray bullet at 20 Greenfield, Hartford.
Her family has requested of Mothers United Against Violence a memorial vigil at Greenfield Street and Enfield Street at 5:45 PM on Friday, September 28. Please join the family in remembering her as well as in solidarity with the community coming together to seek solutions.
A summary of her life in the obituary:
Altanese Nicole Walker, 25, of Hartford was born in Middletown to Deborah Robinson (Gadson) presently of East Hartford and Richard Walker of Snellville, GA. She departed this life on September 30, 2010.
Altanese was a beautiful woman who enjoyed her fashion and her music. She is survived by her mother Deborah and stepfather Antonio Gadson of East Hartford; one son Dondiego Sentiel Robinson Jr.; two sisters, Solana Gadson of East Hartford and Rycheal Walker of Snellville GA; four brothers, Keenan Gadson of East Hartford, Anthony DeVaugh, Treven Walker, Richard J. Walker all of Snellville, GA.