In the aftermath of the tragic killing of 1-year-old Antiq Hennis of Brooklyn, N.Y., last weekend, a wave of support has come from city officials and activists in their pursuit of justice. A moment of silence was observed at the West Indian Day Parade, and the New York City Police Department has offered a $12,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the baby's killer.
But according to the New York Post, there is one key person who can play a pivotal role in cracking the case, and yet refuses to do so: Antiq's father, Anthony Hennis.
Police sources said Antiq's dad, Anthony Hennis, 21, who has an extensive arrest record, was the intended target, but cops said the grieving father was not cooperating with them.
"You would think he would want to see the killer of his own son brought to justice," one cop said. "Luckily we do have some people who are trying to help us."
Read more at the New York Post.
Jozen Cummings is the author and creator of the popular relationship blog Until I Get Married, which is currently in development for a television series with Warner Bros. He also hosts a weekly podcast with WNYC about Empire called Empire Afterparty, is a contributor at VerySmartBrothas.com and works at Twitter as an editorial curator. Follow him on Twitter.