Forest City Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Cousin During A Funeral
A Forrest City man is accused of shooting and killing his cousin during an appearance at a burial service home on Friday night. Police say they were called to the Miles J. Kimble Mortuary and Cremation for a shooting approach South Washington. As per police, Christopher Reed shot Curtis Allen. Allen was taken to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, where he later passed on.
Reed was found on a close-by road and captured. Witnesses disclose to WREG that the two men got into contention, which raised to shots being discharged at the burial service home. “Two cousins got into belligerence and whatever,” a relative said. “They simply had it out and began shooting.”
It occurred while the two men were at an appearance for Allen’s dad, who died. Memorial service Director Miles Kimble says he had to hide as the shots rang out. “Horrendous for some. You wouldn’t figure you would encounter something to that effect,” Kimble said. “Others could have been harmed, and fortunately, they were not. That is the greatest gift.”
Relatives state the quarrel between the two men goes back for a considerable length of time. They state they never figured they would need to start a medication administration for a relative while they were offering their feelings of appreciation for another. “It’s pitiful over tragic. We were attempting to lament and everything, at that point, this occurs.” a relative said.