Skip to comments.VIDEO - Gunmen shooting into a Philadelphia Bus
Posted on 09/02/2011 1:10:39 PM PDT by Puntagorda
VIDEO - Gunmen shooting into a Philadelphia Septa Bus | 2 Video Newscasts FoxPhillyNews
Must be the Frontier Division...............(Ya gotta be from Philly to get it)
10 days ago they had a late-night baseketball game; a dope-deale @ 1/2 time emptied his pistol into the stands casually, wounding 6 people.
500 specators (young and old, family people, teenagers, sports fans) but lo and behold NO ONE would report ANYTHING to the responding officers.
They are freely CHOSING this.
Why do any of them complain of unsafe neighborhoods to the cops?
New details emerged about a shooting at a SEPTA bus last June in North Philadelphia. Back on June 18, police say two gunmen shot at a Route 47 bus full of passengers on 7th and Cecil B. Moore Avenue around 6 p.m.
Police arrested six people who they say were connected to the shooting, according to the Inquirer.
During a preliminary hearing on Thursday, a witness gave an account of what led to the incident, which was also captured on surveillance video.
The Inquirer reports that Lefenus Pickett told the court that the ordeal began when he got on the bus and saw 20-year-old Penny Chapman sitting a few seats in front of him with her son.
According to Pickett, Chapman began to spank her son when he started running up and down the aisle of the bus. Pickett began to complain, claiming that Chapman was abusing her child. His comment sparked an argument between the two which soon escalated.
Pickett then told the court that Chapman called someone on her cell phone. Chapman then left the bus with her son when it stopped at Cecil B. Moore Avenue.
As she got off, police say she was met by Angel Lecourt, the brother of the father of Chapmans son. Chapman allegedly pointed at Pickett and told Lecourt to shoot him.
Moments later, police say that brothers Karon and Raheem Patterson approached the bus armed with weapons and fired 13 shots at the passengers.
“When I heard the first two shots I pretty much was just in a zone after that just to get out,” said Desmond Jones, the driver of the bus.
Jones quickly drove off until he escaped the gunmen and arrived at Temple Hospital where he called police. Amazingly, none of the passengers were injured.
Chapman, the Patterson brothers and Lecourt are all charged with attempted murder, conspiracy and other charges, according to the Inquirer.
They will go to trial at the end of August.
The Inquirer also reports that the judge dismissed charges against two other people who were at the shooting but appeared to do nothing.
The first names of the, errr....urban, hip-hop (but probably bacon-eating and basketball-loving) shooters are KORAN and RAHEEM.
Yes, Amish again.
I noticed that too.. Those Amish are crazy.;)
13 shots. NO ONE injured?
I wonder if a black Philadelphia jury will convict them?
She was very courageous. Anyway, the drug dealers killed her and burned down her house.
So the puke justice system in the US gets a good share of the blame here.
Suppose someone did give info about this shooting to the police. The thugs responsible would be out on bail in a day or two. Every potential witness knows this.
That's not an excuse for not stepping up. But it is part of the equation. You really would need armed neighborhood vigilante committees to turn this all around.
This happened sevral weeks (if not months) ago.
This very case.