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NBC 6 Exclusive: Adoptive mother of Rajean George talks about teen's home life
After turning up dead in a house in the Allendale neighborhood, friends and family of Rajean George are begging for answers.
"I just want justice for Rajean, because no one should've got killed like that," says Shaterrica Ellis, George’s friend.
The 16 year-old, along with 22-year-old Niko Taylor were found shot to death on Friday, March 7th. There bodies were left inside a home in the 1800 block of Weinstock Street.
George was listed as a runaway out of Bossier, and her friend's were desperately trying to get her to return home.
"Daily, we [were] trying to talk her into going home, but she just wouldn't go home," says Ellis.
Ellis is one of George's best friends, and she says George would complain about her home life with her adoptive parents.
"She was just saying how they treat her, how she couldn't do nothing. She always feels closed in," says Ellis.
So, we caught up with George's adoptive mom, Stefani walker. They're biologically cousins, but Walker adopted her in December of 2012.
Both Walker and George's aunt, Brittani Webb, says the 16 year-old just made bad decisions.
"She's 16, she want to get out and explore the world,” says Webb. “We've been there before, and that's just-that's what she wanted to do. She wanted to do what she wanted to do, when she wanted to do it.
“And I was too lenient on her, and she just took it further than what my leniency allowed," says Walker.
The family says even with making mistakes, George didn't deserve to be shot and left for dead.
Walker is in the process of making funeral arrangements right now, but in the meantime she wants answers.
Walker says she's heard rumors about what could've happened, but nothing concrete that she wants to talk about on camera.
Shreveport Police say they're leaving no stone unturned in this investigation.