Amy Jackson, a mobile resident and Dadeville native who lost her cousin Seankivia “Keke” Smith in tragedy, is happy to be arrested.
“I’m so relieved they’re off the street,” Jackson said. “It didn’t help the pain. We were a little relieved to know that those dangerous people weren’t on the streets.”
While the process has been difficult for her and her family, she says she was most disappointed to see young people under the age of 21 using guns.
She wants to see the three men accused of mass shootings think about their actions while in prison.
“I think these people just have to sit and suffer and feel pain every day,” Jackson said. prize.”
Jackson wants justice for his cousin, so he hopes more charges will be filed as 32 people were injured as a result of the shooting.
She explained that another cousin and a close friend’s daughter were injured in the shooting, but are recovering as of Wednesday.
“I spoke with my best friend’s daughter,” Jackson explained. “They were shot twice in the leg. I spoke to her yesterday and she said she was fine. She is recovering at home. Her son, my other cousin, , as far as I know he’s still in the hospital he’s stable he’s stable they woke him up yesterday he’s actually sitting in a chair he’s still on oxygen etc rice field.”
WKRG last spoke to jackson on mondayShe told News 5, who received a call from a family member about the news that her cousin had died, that it was unbearable to hear.
Jackson says he’s arranging a trip to his hometown of Dadeville to help plan Sean Kivia’s memorial service.
Her family started a GoFundMe to help with funeral costs.If you would like to donate please click the link here.
https://www.wkrg.com/mobile-county/mobile-resident-who-lost-cousin-in-dadeville-mass-shooting-reacts-to-arrests/ Mobile resident who lost cousin in Dadeville shooting reacts to arrest