Houston’s friends referred to him as “Padre,” according to a GoFundMe page set up to help cover his burial expenses. As of Friday morning, the page had raised more than $17,000.
Last month, the Atlanta Police Department announced it would increase patrols around Atlanta’s bars and nightclubs following a string of fatal overnight shootings. With 157 homicides reported in 2020, last year was the city’s deadliest in more than two decades.
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