Rash Of Violence Hits Home For Mother Of Man Shot Down In 2000 (NBC33 VIDEO)

By Emma Koch

April 4, 2013 Updated Apr 4, 2013 at 4:45 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.nbc33.com) -- The recent violence is hitting home for one Fort Wayne woman who’s son was shot and killed in September of 2000.

Janet Seay's son, Benton, was in the parking lot of the Cash America Pawn Shop on Anthony and McKinnie when he was shot.

Police say it was a drive-by shooting and that Benton was in an argument with someone at the time. Janet says dozens of people witnessed the shooting but to this day, Benton's murder is unsolved.

She went to yesterday's crime scene to give her condolences and she's still waiting for justice 13 years after her son was shot and killed.

“It's just time for everybody to come together and support each other,” Seay told NBC33. “If you know anything, you know what number to call, and just let me get some closure. I can't close my heart but I'd like to see justice, just like for every body.”

Yesterday's shooting victim is Allen County's 15th homicide of the year Benton's death was the 15th homicide of 2000.




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