On Sunday, April 1, 2018 at approximately 11 p.m., police responded to The Grand Hall located at 3556 Halls Mill Road in reference to a disorderly complaint and a report of shots fired at a Pre-Spring Break teen party. During the investigation, it was determined that seven people were injured during the incident, one of which was 15-year-old Anesa Baker, who sustained life-threatening injuries.
On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, Baker died as a result of her injuries.
“It saddens us that Anesa Baker has succumbed to her injuries as a result of the shooting,” said Chief of Police Lawrence Battiste. “We will remain diligent in continuing to follow up on all investigative leads.”