Noise & Notes Podcast: The Killing Fields of Parkland

by Phillip M. Bailey on May 26, 2012

The brazen shootings in west Louisville’s Parkland neighborhood is still being felt almost two weeks later, with a new task force being formed by the mayor’s office to deal with long-term violence.

Several city leaders and community activists have held press conferences to discuss the matter, but there are still many unanswered questions about the incident itself.

What led to a shooting that left three dead and three injured? What role did gang affiliations or past conflicts play, if any? And how does the city’s public safety policies in Metro Police and the Commonwealth’s Attorney office impact these sorts of events?

For this week’s show, I sat down The Courier-Journal‘s crime reporter Jessie Halladay, LIFE Institute CEO Eddie Woods and defense attorney Brandon Lawrence.

Listen below:

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