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On the streets of Austin: A mother's cries signal another fatal shooting

On the streets of Austin: A mother's cries signal another fatal shooting

Joseph Campbell's body lay in a pool of blood on a West Side sidewalk as the sun began to rise early Saturday morning, hours after he had been fatally shot in the abdomen and right shoulder. The crowds had come and gone and come again since Campbell, 32, had been shot at 12:50 a.m. -- the curious, neighbors, police, Campbell's girlfriend, and family. But one person had yet to arrive in the 4900 block of West Hubbard Street in Austin. And then she did, just as a white body removal van pulled up to the scene. A pair of body removal workers stepped out and knelt near Campbell, who was wearing jeans and Nike basketball shoes. There was a wad of cash lying next to his body. As...

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