‘It’s been rough’: Mother’s grief continues 1 year after teen daughter killed

CONCORD, N.C. — A local mother is still trying to cope nearly one year after losing her 13-year-old daughter to gun violence.

Aveanna Propst was leaving Concord Mills Mall with her two sisters when she was hit and killed by a stray bullet. Police arrested the shooters, but Daniale Mackin continues to grieve.

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She said it’s not easy dealing with losing her daughter and trying to be strong for her other four children.

“It’s been rough for me,” Mackin said.

>> In the video at the top of this webpage, Mackin speaks with anchor Damany Lewis about the impact Aveanna’s death is still having on her family.