The Springfield News-Sun spoke with longtime friends of Brickhouse who said she grew up in Springfield and graduated from South High School. A background check shows Brickhouse moved to Virginia but had since moved back to the area in June 2018.
She was living in Dayton at the time of the shooting, according to the background check.
Brickhouse was with her longtime friend, Beatrice Warren-Curtis during the shooting. Warren-Curtis was also killed.