Amani Morris

Family Searching for Answers After Woman Killed in East Bay Freeway Shooting

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There are so many questions unanswered and no word on suspects as the California Highway Patrol investigate the latest deadly East Bay freeway shooting.

29-year-old Amani Morris was killed Thursday morning as her fiancé drove her to a job interview on Interstate 80 with her two young sons sitting in the backseat.

Her mother Alicia Butler spoke to NBC Bay Area from Georgia. She said she had not gotten any update from investigators and is still trying to make sense of what happened.

“She didn’t bother anyone. My daughter was a person that everybody went to talk. So this makes no absolute sense,” Butler said.

Butler then had a direct message for the person who killed her child.

“You took my daughter. You took my grandkids’ mother. You took my parents’ only grandchild. The only granddaughter and you’re living your life as if nothing happened. Turn yourself in, please,” she said.

On Friday, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf expressed her sympathy.

"It’s time to start monitoring freeway including on the Bay Bridge more closely," she said. "I believe Oakland and surrounding communities need to take advantage of technology like cameras. They are a very useful tool."

The victim's fiancé Savaugh Tillman remains too upset to talk on camera following Morris' death.

The CHP said at this point it had no new information to release.

Butler said that she plans to travel to the Bay Area to help plan her daughter’s services.

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