The brother of Kate Allen, who was shot and killed by her estranged husband last year, is suing Cracker Barrel.
BROOKLYN, Ohio - The man who shot and killed his wife and 10-year-old daughter at the Brooklyn Cracker Barrel before police killed him is being buried this weekend.
The funeral for Kevin Allen, 51, will take place Saturday in Kansas City, Missouri.
An obituary posted on the Kansas City Star's website said Thursday morning said that Kevin Allen's funeral would include "full military honors." The obituary was later changed to remove that information.
John Hesson, funeral director at D.W. Newcomer's Sons in Kansas City, Missouri, told NewsChannel5 that the military said the request for a full military honor funeral had been denied.
According to Brooklyn police, Kevin Allen entered the Cracker Barrel restaurant on the evening of April 12 with a long gun and shot his wife, 42-year-old Kate Allen, his daughter, 10-year-old Kerri Allen and other daughter, 10-year-old Kayla Allen.
Officers then shot and killed Kevin Allen as he was leaving the restaurant after police said he refused to comply with their orders
Kate Allen told police in a 911 call before the shooting that she had just told her husband during a birthday dinner for their daughter that she was leaving him.
Kayla Allen remains in critical condition at MetroHealth Medical Center.
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.