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St. Cloud Man Dies After Injuries From Punch
CBS local/ WCCO ^ | September 22, 2012 | n/a

Posted on 09/24/2012 2:11:28 PM PDT by Ken H

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (WCCO) - A 20-year-old St. Cloud man has died from injuries sustained after being punched by an unknown attacker.

According to St. Cloud Police, Colton Ryan Gleason was in an alleyway between 8th and 9th Avenues South. The victim was walking south with a group of friends when a four-door, mid-to-full-size passenger car, which was driving north up the alley, stopped. One of the occupants got out of the car and punched Gleason.


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Colton Ryan Gleason

No description given for the assailants.

1 posted on 09/24/2012 2:11:31 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: Ken H
Excerpt. Link to article:

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2012/09/22/st-cloud-man-dies-after-random-punch/

2 posted on 09/24/2012 2:13:42 PM PDT by Ken H
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3 posted on 09/24/2012 2:13:47 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Ken H

He just stood there and let this guy punch him? Geez. What’s wrong with guys today?

RIP son. Heads up everyone else, because this is just a new urban game. And I’m guessing the puncher was not a Swede.


4 posted on 09/24/2012 2:15:55 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Socialism only works...in Heaven where they don't need it and hell where they have it." - RR)
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To: Ken H

Reason #1 for CCW/CHL. That said, so many details and much info missing here. Hope the LEOs are on it.


5 posted on 09/24/2012 2:16:33 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Libs, dems, unions, leftist scum & murderous muzzies - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: Ken H

No description = blacks (we all know it)


7 posted on 09/24/2012 2:18:27 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Ken H

Check out the comments at the end of the story. People are able to read between the lines.


8 posted on 09/24/2012 2:19:47 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: Ken H

Yet another white dying to provide amusement for Negroes.


9 posted on 09/24/2012 2:22:01 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: EEGator

Judging by the comments on the story, a lot of potential Freepers are there. I suspect they’ll remove the comments post haste.


10 posted on 09/24/2012 2:22:56 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Ken H

>>Check out the comments at the end of the story. People are able to read between the lines.

I’ll be really surprised if they are still there when I go to look, and flabbergasted if they are there at noon tomorrow.

I’ve watched this for years now. People “get” it, and the papers hide it.


11 posted on 09/24/2012 2:25:08 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: dfwgator

I just checked them out. I didn’t see any other type of comment. You’re right, they’ll probably remove or close comments.


12 posted on 09/24/2012 2:26:15 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Ken H; dfwgator

Color me surprised; the comments are still there.

See my previous, gator. Made that before I saw yours.


13 posted on 09/24/2012 2:27:23 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Travis McGee

cwii ping


14 posted on 09/24/2012 2:28:09 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Ken H

The assailants weren’t described, that usually means black. Well, it does. Or Democrats!

Drive By Punching. The puncher should be charged with murder.


15 posted on 09/24/2012 2:29:34 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

And everyone with him should be charged with capital murder.


16 posted on 09/24/2012 2:40:15 PM PDT by RatSlayer
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To: Ken H

Hate crime? My gaydar went off.


17 posted on 09/24/2012 2:46:25 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....The days are long, but the years are short.....)
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To: pburgh01

IF it would have been a black kid, the attacker would also have been black and therfore unworthy of his attention.


18 posted on 09/24/2012 2:47:50 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: GeronL

NOW maybe the folks up north understand why Southerners are afraid of black people. What we’ve learned to do is be careful not to make eye contact. That enrages them. You have to be quick to apologize if you happen to do anything that might possibly be construed as a “diss.”

It’s almost impossible to have a healthy working relationship. Every single thing a white person does is racist and almost every white person is falsely accused of racism to the boss. It’s hostile work environment where black is always deferred to and given the benefit of the doubt.

Whites are told just to ignore the petty insults and passive aggressive behaviors. I for one am sick and tired of black racism.


19 posted on 09/24/2012 2:49:32 PM PDT by Josa
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To: Ken H

Stay away from the punch....and the kool aid.


20 posted on 09/24/2012 2:52:33 PM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Josa

I would not say that I’m afraid of blacks at all. I’m aware many are prone to violence. Lift weights, learn to fight, and pack heat.


21 posted on 09/24/2012 2:53:12 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: jessduntno
He just stood there and let this guy punch him?

Not surprising at all. Maybe the assailant distracted the victim by first asking for directions, or something like that.

Awhile back I read about a black belt who was walking through a park. He was momentarily distracted by a thug, then beat up pretty bad. You've got to keep you guard up always, but anyone can be distracted.

22 posted on 09/24/2012 2:55:09 PM PDT by Leaning Right
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To: Ken H

From the comments, it looks like Freepers are not the only ones that are on to the media’s reporting games.


23 posted on 09/24/2012 2:55:55 PM PDT by MNDude (OWS Movement RIP)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

24 posted on 09/24/2012 2:56:05 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: jessduntno

I hope they catch the SOB.


25 posted on 09/24/2012 2:58:39 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Ken H
Wake up - Inform your kids!

The Knockout Game: Racial Violence and the Conspicuous Silence of the Media

26 posted on 09/24/2012 2:59:57 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Ken H

He does not look like Obama’s son... The puncher did, so this is not a story.


27 posted on 09/24/2012 3:01:16 PM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: dfwgator

‘Judging by the comments on the story, a lot of potential Freepers are there. ‘

Rather shocking, considering where it happened and the politics of people in that area...


28 posted on 09/24/2012 3:08:22 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: Ken H

My husband’s best friend was randomly murdered in Minneapolis a few years ago. He was walking his girlfriend to the car after dinner at a restaurant and was hit in the head by a stray bullet. The shooter ran past, still firing his gun in the air. Total thug violence.

The killer was 19 and already had an arrest record for violence. Never should have been walking around. He is spending the rest of his life without parole behind bars.

The most senseless tragedy that has ruined many lives. I feel for this young man’s family.


29 posted on 09/24/2012 3:12:26 PM PDT by AUJenn
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To: Ken H

I just interviewed a kid who grew up in St Cloud. He said the entire area is circling the diversity sewer.


30 posted on 09/24/2012 3:13:25 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: FreedomPoster
Read the comments and I am floored.

This is in PC, uber tolerant, kinder and gentler Minnesota of all places.

Looks like a lot of people are getting fed up with the violent, racial hatred motivated criminal behavior of the Gang Bangers “ keep’en it real” and the way the media selectively reports about, makes excuses for and and covers up for these criminals.

Is it possible even the very liberal are getting fed up with the behavior of the monster they have created now that the monster is open about it's racist, hate justified and driven violent behavior and is emboldened by the media's sympathetic spin and excuse making for their vicious, unprovoked random sneak attacks on innocent and unsuspecting people of all different races?

31 posted on 09/24/2012 3:17:25 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Ken H

Where I live it’s N FL residential/urban blight. I was hanging out at a spot where people sometimes gather for sundowners at the end of the day, and the neighbors boy came riding on his bicycle, wearing a big shiner.

I asked how we got it, and he tried to tell me that he fell... I was tempted to ask what, on a doorknob?

I told him well you need to learn how to fall, and started showing him some of the techniques for absorbing the shock when you fall... he asked where I learned that, and I told him a little bit about my martial arts background back to the 70’s. He thought that was cool.

Long story short, now he, his brothers, and a couple neighborhood kids are showing up for free martial arts class... it just kinda happened.

I have an unusual teaching style... For instance, when the homo activist editor of the Atlantic magazine published an op ed that said all Boy Scouts should be killed, I read it to the boys, and then mentioned that the FBI said that most homicidal pervs attack young children by strangling them...So, today’s lesson is going to be all about defending yourself against a neck grab.

And like that... making them warriors for what the world will be a decade from now...BTW you guessed it... I’m bookmarking this article for class too.

When they figure out the underlying theory behind something, the eyes get all wide open and they have this Ah Ha moment and that’s the best... but they can wear you out, too.

Neighbors got real suspicious and kept asking me how much I was charging to teach the kids and I said nothing. Even the parents seem to think that was a little weird, so I said fine, I like to eat, bring me food, if you make too much for supper, send me a care package.

I have no insurance, there’s probably some legal reason why I shouldn’t be doing it, but I don’t care. I feel a helluva lot more useful. And unfortunately, in this world, I’m dead certain it’ll come in handy for these kids.

Alright...open tiger hands to the shoulders, elbows in, half step forward with the left foot. Dip under the fist and smash the floating rib—GO!!!


32 posted on 09/24/2012 3:28:48 PM PDT by Tuanedge
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To: Tuanedge
I'm gonna need a little more instruction on that move.

I have bacon! ;^)

33 posted on 09/24/2012 3:46:42 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: rdcbn

Read the comments and I am floored.

This is in PC, uber tolerant, kinder and gentler Minnesota of all places.

&&&
Don’t get your hopes up that the natives have seen the light. I did not go to the site, but I suspect that anyone from anywhere can post a comment.


34 posted on 09/24/2012 3:50:48 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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“I hope they catch the SOB.”

If they do, I hope they kill him. Instead of some 5-10 years out in three bullcrap.


35 posted on 09/24/2012 3:52:47 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Socialism only works...in Heaven where they don't need it and hell where they have it." - RR)
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To: Tuanedge

Good on ya’ for teaching those youngsters.


36 posted on 09/24/2012 3:53:29 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: Leaning Right

He just stood there and let this guy punch him?

“Not surprising at all. Maybe the assailant distracted the victim by first asking for directions, or something like that.”

Surprising to me. Stranger jumps out of a car comes towards me, he better stop the ten feet or so away that I WILL tell him to stop and state his business, or he’s gonna get dropped when he gets any closer...it really is that simple. ESPECIALLY in an alley. If the account is correct, the poor young guy assumed he was safe. God bless him, he was an innocent, for sure.


37 posted on 09/24/2012 3:57:43 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Socialism only works...in Heaven where they don't need it and hell where they have it." - RR)
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To: jessduntno

Problem is, if you drop the first guy, his buddies will swarm you. And if you are walking home from a bar, you probably are not carrying a gun, anyway.


38 posted on 09/24/2012 4:03:17 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Ken H

RIP.


39 posted on 09/24/2012 4:03:51 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: jessduntno

Yeah. If the victim was my son, he’d get justice alright.


40 posted on 09/24/2012 4:07:14 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: jessduntno

” the poor young guy assumed he was safe. God bless him, he was an innocent, for sure.”

Problem is, a guy that young, and probably from a good home, is not likely to see the potential for danger. The scumbag attacker probably played on this.


41 posted on 09/24/2012 4:09:48 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Leaning Right
Maybe the assailant distracted the victim by first asking for directions, or something like that.

That was the m.o. in a similar incident in NJ.

The perps in that case were never caught, although some pretty clear images of them turned up on a convenience store's surveillance camera.

Oh, and btw: The perps were wearing hoodies.

42 posted on 09/24/2012 4:29:36 PM PDT by shhrubbery! (NIH!)
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To: TigersEye
If I could password protect a site so only FR members could visit it, I'd put up some videos. I'll announce it with a thread if I do.

My style is probably different from what most people are familiar with...I found this YouTube video, that comes closest to the theory behind it: ShaolinDoubleTigerClaw

I started in kenpo in the 70's, then studied taoist huquan (tiger kung fu) starting '89 or so, changed my thinking completely.

Even if you're CCW any MA training makes you more sensitive, think sharper, move better. Many YMCA's have judo classes, and that's a cheap way to get your exercise, and get used to the laying on of hands and thinking and moving fast. My .02c

43 posted on 09/24/2012 4:40:12 PM PDT by Tuanedge
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To: Ken H

Walking while white?


44 posted on 09/24/2012 4:41:52 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: Ken H

Just another bit of Obama “justice.”


45 posted on 09/24/2012 4:55:28 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: jessduntno; 1rudeboy
Stranger jumps out of a car comes towards me, he better stop the ten feet or so away that I WILL tell him to stop and state his business

"Problem is, if you drop the first guy, his buddies will swarm you."

That's because 10 feet is way too close. There is a 21 foot rule:

Originating from research by Salt Lake City trainer Dennis Tueller and popularized by the Street Survival Seminar and the seminal instructional video "Surviving Edged Weapons," the "rule" states that in the time it takes the average officer to recognize a threat, draw his sidearm and fire 2 rounds at center mass, an average subject charging at the officer with a knife or other cutting or stabbing weapon can cover a distance of 21 feet.

Further in the article the author explains that this distance is not sufficient today and should be increased.

To illustrate, I took a training where, among other things, we learned to draw, fire and hit the target just under 2 seconds. My holster for 9mm is Safariland 6280; it's a rigid one, allowing to draw as fast as you can; I think a concealed carry holster would be slower to draw from. (In this county CCW is a myth, so I don't own any CC equipment.)

In tests "Even the slowest subject "lumbered" through this distance in just 2.5 seconds" - this means that the suspect can be upon you before you have a chance to do anything. Firing a weapon is the fastest, but perhaps you had other actions in mind - using a knife, blocking the strike with something, stepping aside, turning and running... there will be no time for any of that. The 10 feet is so much inadequate that the guy can simply throw a stone and hit you accurately in the head.

If the attacker is armed with a firearm the extra distance also gives you a benefit. Handguns are not easy weapons for an untrained person; the more distance separates you and him the better your chances become. That also gives you time to deal with multiple attackers. Even if you fire 2 rounds per second - which is half of what a trained person does - you will take four attackers down before they reach you. Such losses would be catastrophic even for a psychologically prepared military detachment. Most thugs, hopefully, will not play this version of the game - unless they are on drugs.

Fortunately, South Bay area (San Francisco to San Jose) is relatively safe. Lack of CCW is balanced by that fact, as long as you don't need anything in Oakland. But things may change at any time.

46 posted on 09/24/2012 4:56:49 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: Tuanedge

I was just kidding around with you but I do appreciate the serious reply. If you do put up a site like that please ping me to the announcement.


47 posted on 09/24/2012 5:04:10 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: TigersEye

No bacon? :(


48 posted on 09/24/2012 5:21:03 PM PDT by Tuanedge
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To: Josa
What we’ve learned to do is be careful not to make eye contact.

Wish I knew that back in '72 when I got my first unprovoked black eye.

49 posted on 09/24/2012 5:36:51 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew (It's Nakoula's fault.)
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To: 1rudeboy

“Problem is, if you drop the first guy, his buddies will swarm you. And if you are walking home from a bar, you probably are not carrying a gun, anyway.”

Cripes. If they swarmed, what would happen? I’d get hurt? This poor kid is dead.


50 posted on 09/24/2012 5:41:51 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Socialism only works...in Heaven where they don't need it and hell where they have it." - RR)
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