Along Armour, Hyde Parkers battle low renters in an epic urban struggle 

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Kimmis: "We've never been contacted by HUD about that."

Doyle: "One call, 30 calls, one death, two deaths. What's the difference?"


Another Bainbridge resident, also in her 20s, speaks to The Pitch but refuses to give a name. She's walking into the building, leading a little girl by the hand. She says it's her daughter. She says she's Section 8.

Bainbridge Resident No. 2: "Why they talking about us? Why don't they talk about that crack house down there [she gestures across the street] or that crack house down there? People be hanging out 'cause they going to the crack house, not to see us. We just got to live with it. If they want to move us, where they going to move us to? They think moving us is going to make my life better? Where's that going to be?"

Holman Shooting Witness: "The kids that shot him looked right at me before they left. They looked at my car and ran off. I was there for an hour and a half. For all I know they were watching the whole thing from the next building. I went downtown to give a video witness report. No one else stayed. I never heard from the cops about it again. I know there was another shooting later that night. I understand there's a lot of fear in the community. I lived in Hyde Park in the '80s and early '90s. Violence comes and it goes there. You have to be aware of where you're at." 

Knott: "Part of the problem is, we have folks thinking everyone's playing by the same playbook. It's not that these folks don't want to be good neighbors. It's that they don't know what one is. You have to redefine all those things that make up the whole person." 

Police have charged Nathan Brown, 28, with shooting Taylor Holman. Brown remains at large.

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