According to WMC Action News 5, Lisa Peoples was shot dead on Kings Arms Street by her husband, 30-year old Mario Scales. He even called Peoples’ sister after he shot her saying he shot her sister 16 times.
Peoples’ was living in a shelter with her five children trying to get away from Scales. That night, the kids were with the husband’s mother.
Scales was scheduled for court two days after the tragedy for a domestic violence warrant.