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Nine-Year-Old Shot Multiple Times, Killed

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by YankeeFan, Aug 21, 2014.

  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    A stray bullet is one thing, but how the hell does a 9-year-old get shot multiple times?

  2. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Which racist cop did it?
  3. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Free liquor and TVs in Chicago tonight
  4. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    I can't fathom what it's like to live in a neighborhood where children occasoinally get shot and killed.

    It rubs people the wrong way, but YF is basically right in these threads: How can we not, as a society, as a nation, stand up and absolutely demand that something be done about inner-city violence? It is flat-out a decades long humanitarian crisis, in our backyard. And nobody cares.
  5. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    I'm seriously trying to understand how he was shot multiple times.

    Was the child targeted?
  6. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Because it's the same as fixing schools. All you need to do is solve poverty first.
  7. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Mistaken identity?
  8. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Who do you mistake a 9-year-old for?
  9. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Right. Then we should be raging about that. Whatever the cause is.

    But nobody cares. Even when the talk is inequality, and both sides preach that gospel, it's never in the name of curbing crime. Not anyone. No one cares about crime any more, because the rate has gone down, for one thing, and for another, nobody cares about black people or Hispanic people shooting each other.
  10. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    I don't know. I don't know how far away the shooter was. I don't know how tall the 9-year-old was.

    I can't think of a better explanation. Gang cross fire? Two shooters?
  11. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    This would be a db except ole Red Ass took my thread down on topic.
    This won't stop until the community decides they want it too. Meanwhile
    the protests in Ferguson continue. Black on black crime don't talk about it,
    but a white cop kills a black man who robbed a convenience store- burn down
    the town.
  12. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    This Trib story is so confusing, and doesn't explain the timeline at all: http://trib.in/1q2rdyA

    The Sun-Times does a better job: http://bit.ly/1kZhbPU

    He had run off from his house after his mom (over the phone) told him he couldn't have a cupcake.

    20 minutes later, he's shot multiple times in a nearby backyard.
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