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Community Center Gunfire Brings Back Memories of Murdered Teen

A recent shooting in North Memphis has the family of Jacob Manuel reliving the day he died in July of last year.
MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) - A recent shooting in North Memphis has the family of Jacob Manuel reliving the day he died in July of last year.

Manuel was shot and killed while standing outside a home on Ash Street near the Douglass Community Center where a fight led to gunfire on Thursday, June 14.

"[Jacob] was like a little brother to me," said Chiquita Brown. She said he was just days from leaving to go to college. "He was so excited about going to school," she said.

She said the shooting in front of the Douglass Community Center "brought everything back for us."

Friends and family are still hoping Jacob's killer is caught, but so far they aren't receiving any information from the Memphis Police Department.

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