An aspiring singer and father of two has been brutally gunned down outside a busy restaurant.
Cops hunting the culprit have released surveillance of a woman they want to speak to in connection with the incident.
The victim has been named as 30-year-old Sammy Holmes from Kansas City, Kansas.
He was tragically killed outside an Applebee’s restaurant in Raytown, Missouri.
The shooting happened in the area of 350 Highway and Gregory Boulevard just before 6 p.m. on Friday.
A Family Man ‘Who Loved His Kids To Death’
His wife Sharde Holmes told the Kansa City Star said her husband had been meeting with music producers before his murder.
Holmes sang under the name Klark Kent Da Gent with the couple planning to move to California to pursue his dream.
Sharde said her husband was a ‘family man’ whose kids ‘loved him to death’.
‘They need to find who did this, and anyone who had anything to do with it,’ she said.
‘They didn’t just take someone. They took someone who meant the world to a lot of people. They took a father . . . They took a husband. They took part of me.’
The couple had children with previous partners as well as two together.
Police Want To Talk To Woman In CCTV
Holmes was shot in the car park of Applebee’s officers found his crashed his black car about a block away.
They discovered his body lying in the street and he died in hospital later.
Police have not identified a suspect or a motive at this time and are still looking for the gun involved in this shooting.
Raytown PD released a short clip of a woman seen on surveillance leaving the restaurant before the shooting.
She is described as a black woman who was wearing a dark sleeveless shirt and patterned shorts or a skirt.
Investigators want to talk with her and are asking her to call them.
Captain Dyon Harper, of Raytown police, said: ‘It is a busy highway, parking lot. HyVee is right next door.
‘So, we’re just asking if anybody saw or heard anything, or maybe saw a car leaving quickly.’
His family have now started a GoFundMe page to help pay for his funeral costs.