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Mother of Homicide Victim Speaks Out

It is a story no one wants to tell. But a story that must be told. Tonight a Utica women sharing tears - and anger - after the death of her 23-year-old son Andre Oliver-Kenney. He was shot and killed outside a crowded East Utica bar Saturday.
It is a story no one wants to tell. But a story that must be told. Tonight a Utica women sharing tears - and anger - after the death of her 23-year-old son Andre Oliver-Kenney. He was shot and killed outside a crowded East Utica bar Saturday. So far no arrests and no witnesses saying they saw it happen. Eyewitness News Reporter Mary Wilson sat down with the victim's mother today.
Andre's mother describes him as an outgoing, respectful, and caring son who loved music, basketball, and his large family. But now, that family has a gaping hole, and its matriarch is demanding justice.
Andre left behind two young children, an identical twin, a sister, and his mother, Dawn Kenny-Brown.
"My son was an innocent child, he was a young man, he didn't have no enemies he didn't do nothing to nobody. You all killed my son for nothing," said Kenny-Brown. 
She found her son beaten and gunned down in the parking lot of Two J's bar before police did. Someone ran to tell her instead of dialing 9-1-1.
"For the person who came to me, I'm very disappointed that they haven't made it yet to the precinct, and you call me Auntie Dawn and you haven't stepped up?" she said.
Her friends were always welcome at the home and affectionately called her "Auntie." But she believes some of those same friends may know what happened.
"For all y'all out there that been calling me Auntie, y'all done been to my house y'all done been around me c'mon and I took care of your kids, everything y'all ever had problems with y'all came to me, now I have a problem, they killed my baby, they left him out there today die," she said.
Police tell her they've been getting tips but no one's come to the station with the full story. Now all she can do  is pray and plead.
"Tell me something, y'all call me Auntie Dawn, tell me something, I'm begging someone tell me something please," she said.
This was the second homicide to occur outside Two J's Bar. Dawn wishes one had been enough to close it down.
"That bar should have been closed down years ago from when Reginald got jumped, people got slashed, cut up...that bar should have been closed."
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