Brooklyn Day Mass Shooting Victim’s Mother Advocates for Change

BALTIMORE, MD— Since the tragic mass shooting in Brooklyn Day that claimed the life of Aaliyah Gonzalez, her mother, Krystal Gonzalez, has been an outspoken advocate for change. In a recent interview with Vincent Hill of Fox45, Gonzalez shared her harrowing experience of the day her daughter was killed and her hopes for the future.

Gonzalez described the heartbreaking moment when she realized her daughter had been a victim of the shooting, recounting the anguished words of her husband as they rushed to the scene. Despite the arrests made in connection to the shooting, no one has been charged with the murder of Aaliyah Gonzalez, leaving her family grappling with the absence of justice for their loved one.

Speaking to the mismanagement of resources in addressing juvenile violence, Gonzalez highlighted the need for more proactive measures to prevent such tragedies. With the upcoming legislative session, Gonzalez emphasized the urgency of implementing changes to address juvenile violence, particularly through education and prevention efforts in schools.

She expressed disbelief at the lack of formal education on gun violence prevention in schools, underscoring the pervasive issue of gun violence in the community. As the community continues to grapple with the aftermath of the Brooklyn Day shooting, Gonzalez’s advocacy serves as a poignant reminder of the pressing need for systemic change to prevent similar tragedies in the future.