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Friends, neighbors say Freddie Gray was a well-liked jokester known to police
Friends, neighbors say Freddie Gray was a well-liked jokester known to police

As stubborn clouds hung low over the Gilmor Homes on Monday, those who knew Freddie Gray sat on front steps or stood in close circles, shaking their heads at the death of another young black man while in police custody. They described a 25-year-old who was well-liked by older residents and beloved by his peers for his sense of humor and laid-back personality. "He was so funny. Any time you're looking for a laugh, you're going straight to Freddie," Raheem Gaither said. "We're all from the same neighborhood. All of us here are family." Gray, who died Sunday, had some run-ins with police, mainly on drug charges and minor crimes, according to court records....

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