45-year-old Yolanda Holmes was shot and killed Sunday morning in her building in uptown Chicago. The beauty shop owner, who was struck by a bullet sometime after 5 a.m., is being mourned by her family and friends. The police have yet to charge anyone for her murder. Holmes ran a salon Uptown called Nappy Headz Salon and was well known in the area.
Her loved ones are distraught and heartbroken in the wake of her death. Holmes was active in her community, using her salon as a place for young students to host back-to-school parties and other community events. On Saturday night, Holmes had hosted a birthday party for two of her co-workers, Anderson and Rey.