Posted Sept. 10, 2014, 7:06 p.m.
It had been 12 years since her son was shot over a tattoo, and by this June, Tanya Summerise-Carter's nightmares were subsiding.
Sirens still raised her pulse, but years after two people were convicted in the case, she had begun to accept that her son, 21-year-old Tyzell Carter, was murdered.
But at a South L.A. Denny's recently, Summerise-Carter bore a defeated look.
On June 25, her sister was on her doorstep with bad news. Marquette Byron Carter, 28 -- Summerise-Carter's second-oldest child -- had been shot to death in the driver's seat of a Hyundai shortly before 11 p.m. the night before. A 21-year-old woman, who was in the passenger seat, had also been killed.
There were a total of 11 gunshot wounds, according to an autopsy report, which noted that Carter had several tattoos. "RIP Tyzell," read one.
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