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Mom pleads for person responsible for son’s death to turn themselves in

Posted at 10:31 PM, Mar 27, 2019

“Turn yourself in. Be that same man you were when you picked up that gun and you shot my child multiple times. He didn’t deserve that,” said Tina Lewis.

Days after Kendrick Flugence, Jr. Was shot and killed at Mon Chateau Apartments off Louisiana Avenue, police are not saying if they have any leads or suspects.

His family though say they know who did it and spoke only with KATC’s Chris Welty Wednesday night.

“My son had a life,” Lewis said. “He was working hard and making honest money. You took that from him, you took that from me, you took that from my family.”

Lewis wants answers and accountability in her son’s death.

She says her son always had a smile and was one of the hardest working people she knew. Kendrick loved fashion and the finer things in life, but most of all, he loved his family.

“He became the head of his household,” Lewis said. “He was a role model to many. Many people loved my children and loved him.”

Lewis says her son never turned to guns to solve problems. She now prays police will make an arrest soon so her family can see justice.

“I want you to sit in that cell and think about what you’ve done,” said Lewis. “Think about how you took my child away from me. Think about how you took a man who was a father away from his seven month old child. He didn’t deserve to die the way he died.”

Lewis also tells KATC, her son was related to the man shot and killed Monday afternoon in Sunset.

She says Kendrick Lawrence was her son’s uncle.

The shootings though are not connected.