The brother of Kate Allen, who was shot and killed by her estranged husband last year, is suing Cracker Barrel.
COLUMBIA STATION, Ohio - Five weeks to the day after Kayla Allen was shot by her father Kevin Allen inside a Brooklyn Cracker Barrel Restaurant, those touched by the young girl's struggle for life gathered in a long-planned benefit in her honor in Columbia Station.
Kayla died Tuesday from her injuries. Her mother and sister were killed April 12 in the shooting. Kevin Allen was shot and killed by police as he exited the restaurant.
The fundraiser at Barabarino's Restaurant featured a number of raffle items and music. Organizers said they never had any doubt about whether to go on with the event.
"It's adapted and we're still here for the family, all the survivors, those out of state, those in state because that's what this community is about," said Amy Bellinger.
Funeral arrangements for 10-year-old Kayla, have been set for Monday.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be given to:
Hospice of the Western Reserve
c/o Pediatric Services
300 E. 185th St.
Cleveland, Ohio 44119
The Strongsville community, family and friends of a mother and her two young daughters gunned down by their father at a Cracker Barrel restaurant will be remembered Friday night at a local playground.
Video released this week shows the Allen family's final moments inside the Cracker Barrel on Tiedeman Road in Brooklyn.
Reports from the Ohio BCI detail the disturbing events leading up to the shooting at the Brooklyn Cracker Barrel restaurant that left a family dead.
Newly released records show that an Ohio man who killed his estranged wife and their daughters had been ordered by his employer to take an anger management class after making threats to kill his family.
Police video of last April's deadly Cracker Barrel shooting has been released that reveals exactly what Brooklyn police found when they pulled up at the restaurant.
The Cuyahoga County prosecutor said the officers who responded to a deadly domestic violence shooting incident at the Brooklyn Cracker Barrel restaurant earlier this year followed protocol.
Several weeks ago, gunfire echoed throughout the Cracker Barrel inBrooklyn as a man turned his gun on his two young children and his wife. There was a special concert to remember the slain as recording star Josh Turner played for a crowd.
Kayla Allen's aunt and uncle say it wasn't God's plan to keep the shooting victim alive. They talked about Kayla's struggle to recover before her death, as a memorial service was set for Monday.
A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday in honor of Kayla Allen, the 10-year-old victim of the Cracker Barrel shootings.