On Kenilworth Avenue
Police cruisers, an ambulance and numerous spectators gathered at the corner of Kenilworth Avenue and Hope Street on the morning of November 9th. The block was enclosed with yellow caution-tape. Police officers took witness statements – “he was just walking his dog,” said one observer. “Next thing I knew, he was on the ground. Dead.”
The victim in question was ex-Hells Angels member Lou Malone, 49. His death was believed to be a gang hit.
This scene exemplifies some of the major struggles of Kenilworth Avenue. Gang violence and excessive crime severely hinder its appeal.…