by: Mike Petchenik Updated:
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. - Family and friends of a Sandy Springs woman shot eight times outside
her apartment are baffled by what happened and are looking for justice.
Police tell Channel 2's Mike Petchenik someone shot Parson three times in the head and five times in her body, then left her for dead.
"This is truly a person who did not deserve this in any way," said Stephanie Webb, a former co-worker of Parson's at the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services.
Webb said Parson was a staff attorney for the agency for several years before
"She is the type of person who would literally give you the shirt off her back," said Webb.
Co-worker Lamar Smith agreed.
"It's hard to imagine that anybody would want to do this to her," he said. "Adina was very committed to children and
Sunday night, nearly
Another vigil is scheduled for Tuesday night at Elizabeth Baptist Church's Smyrna location.
Parson's family flew down from New York City to be by her side at Grady Memorial Hospital, where she remains in critical, but stable condition.
"Adina's a very loving, just a sweet young lady," her aunt Pam Dickerson told Petchenik. "There's no reason for this."
Dickerson told Petchenik the family is looking for some kind of answer about what happened to her.
"This is just a unique, tragic situation," she said.