“She did not deserve this:” 20-year-old man charged in shooting death of “Dricka” Hodges



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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Relief for a Milwaukee family. 29-year-old Fredricka (Dricka) Hodges was shot and killed as she sat in her car at the intersection of 24th and Center in April. Now, a 20-year-old man has been charged in the case. Police say he’s the one who pulled the trigger.

Life has gone on at the intersection of 24th and Center — but now, when MCTS Route 22 stops there, it drops off passengers at the memorial for Dricka Hodges.

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“It means a lot to the family. It means a lot to the community. It means a lot to my church,” Monique Taylor said.

Taylor, a family friend, is a member of the New Testament Central City Church — which planted a tree at the intersection in Hodges’ honor.

The tree adds life to the corner where Hodges lost hers.

She was shot and killed…

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