Memphis family searches for answers after death of loved one

A Memphis family is searching for answers after the death of a loved one

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A family is left searching for answers after their loved one was shot and killed while going into her apartment.

Monique Brown, 23, was gunned down at the front door of her home at the Madison at Cypress Lake Apartments on July 26.

Described as a beloved daughter, sister, and friend, the victim was known to many as a friendly face at the Germantown Commissary.

According to Brown's family, the police have not been able to locate a witness or anyone who saw what led to Brown's death. Now, they're hoping someone out in the community will come forward with information.

"That's all you see was her smile, she's always smiling," Brown's mother, Rhonda Callahan, said.

Brown's family said Brown was a joyful daughter and playful sister.

"Go to the park and play," Brown's sister, Dominique Brown, said.

But, 7-year-old Dominique Brown will never see her sister again.

"I cry everyday," Callahan said. "Every morning, every night, I cry."

Brown's brother heard her scream for help, but got to her too late to help.

"She actually got a chance to call out to him to help her, but by the time he came it already happened," Callahan said.

Police have not made an arrest or released a motive in the case.

"The feeling is unreal. I can't explain the feeling," Callahan said.

The family said the pain is multiplied by not knowing what led up to her death. Now, they're hoping someone will come forward to help.

"Please, please, give us some type of information," Callahan said. "Something to go on."

There is a $1,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest.

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