Helping children after loved ones lost to violence in Charlotte

Helping children after loved ones lost to violence in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Beyond every case file in Charlotte and the crime scene tape, you’ll see that the real number of victims after a homicide is actually much higher.

“Not all of my friends know what I’ve been through,” said Kyle, whose mother Alisa Mackey was shot and killed in an act of domestic violence in 2015.

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Many of the victims Charlotte has lost to violence were parents. Now, their children must go without them.

The support they need can be intensive.

>> In the video at the top of the page, Channel 9’s Glenn Counts focuses on the victims you don’t often see.