Most folks will remember Germaine Barnes for his tragic death outside of a Nacogdoches county nightclub but family members say there was so much more to this young man's life that ended too soon. One week ago today Germaine Barnes was spending quality time with his family . Saturday afternoon family members sat looking at his coffin, trying to understand his tragic death. "This is a hard day, a real hard day. I thought I would never have to do it, but we all have to go through it," says Jacqueline Sterns.
Jacqueline Sterns' first born was gunned downed last Sunday at club La Boom in Nacogdoches County. Four men are behind bars facing murder charges and two other shooting victims remain in serious condition at a Nacogdoches hospital. "It breaks my spirit, but it is an awareness that we as a community, as individuals are not pouring enough back into our youth," said Willma Clark.