Loved ones gather to honor Courtney Jones, woman fatally shot near 35th and Clarke

MILWAUKEE — Friends and family gathered Friday, Aug. 10 in honor of a woman killed by gun violence.

Police say 23-year-old Courtney Jones was shot near 35th and Clarke on Wednesday, Aug. 8 right outside her house.

Authorities spent hours sifting through the dark-colored vehicle at the scene, but police haven’t confirmed whether the victim or any others were inside.

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Friday, loved ones returned to the scene demanding answers and calling for peace. They honored Jones’ spirit with a balloon release.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.