David Blanchard, Kizmet Hamilton and OCSD Commander Brett Watson (from left) speak together during a press conference about a Sunday morning shooting at the Club Rock nightclub. Blanchard and Hamilton are the parents of Zacharias Blanchard, who was critically injured in the shooting. (Photo by Alex Holloway, SDN)
Kizmet Hamilton, mother of a victim injured in a Sunday morning shooting at the Club Rock nightclub on Rockhill Road north of Starkville, made an impassioned plea to the community at a Thursday morning press conference.
Her son, 18-year-old Starkville native Zacharias Blanchard, was one of five victims injured in the shooting, and is still in a critical care unit at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
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