SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)– Friends and family marched in memory of their loved one, 19-year-old Tyshianna Atkins, who tragically died on July 4th at the hands of domestic violence.
Her boyfriend, Terrance Brown, is charged with shooting and killing her at 60 Federal Street where the march started.
They ended their walk at Hampden County Courthouse to raise awareness about domestic violence and the impact it has on Springfield.
Police say 50% of the shooting-related deaths already this year are attributed to domestic violence cases.