Longview High School band members come together to help teen after mother dies in shooting
The Lobo Band is a family, and when 16-year-old Tarez Hudson was facing his first Christmas without his mother, band boosters came together to make sure his holiday would be as happy as possible.
“This was the first time someone has done something like this for me,” Tarez said. “This was the first time I’ve been able to get Christmas gifts for my family.”
Hudson’s mother, Barbara Hudson, died Nov. 17 after being shot at her home in the 1100 block of North Third Street in Longview. Byron Marcel Houston, 30, was charged with manslaughter in her death, which, police say, resulted during a game of Russian roulette.
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