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Man, 22, shot for Air Jordan shoes dies in Houston
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Posted on 12/26/2012 6:14:37 PM PST by traumer

Edited on 12/26/2012 7:35:02 PM PST by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

HOUSTON (AP) -- A 22-year-old Houston-area man shot by robbers who wanted his new Air Jordan tennis shoes has died of his wounds. The Houston Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/WRDIBm ) Wednesday that Joshua Wood died at Houston Northwest Hospital. Authorities say no arrests have been made. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says Wood was shot Friday as he tried to escape armed robbers who wanted the newly released Air Jordan XI "Bred" sneakers he had purchased earlier in the day. The shoes retail for about $185.


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1 posted on 12/26/2012 6:14:44 PM PST by traumer
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To: traumer

i would guess black-on-black crime here.


2 posted on 12/26/2012 6:15:59 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: traumer

3 posted on 12/26/2012 6:16:48 PM PST by traumer
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To: traumer

Prayers for the victim and the family. Sounds like the 1990’s.


4 posted on 12/26/2012 6:20:11 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: traumer

We need to set up Air-Jordan free zones in our inner cities.


5 posted on 12/26/2012 6:20:35 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: traumer

Ban Michael Jordan.


6 posted on 12/26/2012 6:21:07 PM PST by TADSLOS (I took extra credit at the School of Hard Knocks)
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To: traumer

Hmmm, with both folks being Holder’s People, how will this be dealt with?


7 posted on 12/26/2012 6:21:43 PM PST by Artcore
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To: Secret Agent Man
"I would guess black-on-black crime here."

Naw, it's those damned Mormons again! /s

8 posted on 12/26/2012 6:21:43 PM PST by Desron13
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To: TADSLOS

Microchip Air-Jordans !


9 posted on 12/26/2012 6:23:57 PM PST by traumer
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To: traumer

just curious how much blood soaked ones go for more or less?


10 posted on 12/26/2012 6:24:41 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: traumer

Since white thugs don’t kill eachother over Air Jordans, the solution is to sue Nike for perpetuating violence among thugs of color. Nike is clearly racist. /s


11 posted on 12/26/2012 6:31:25 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: traumer

The Air Jordan shoe show loophole must be closed.


12 posted on 12/26/2012 6:35:03 PM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: traumer; a fool in paradise
Shoes worth killing for (next winning Nike slogan.)


13 posted on 12/26/2012 6:39:17 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: traumer

Morons. Yeah, I said it. They’re morons.


14 posted on 12/26/2012 6:39:24 PM PST by popdonnelly
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To: popdonnelly

When the clothes you where are more important than a life, Satan has already garnered your soul. I have never understood the need for branded clothes. As my Mother said if they are not paying you to advertise why do it for free?


15 posted on 12/26/2012 6:45:47 PM PST by Mastador1
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To: traumer
If you're going to be around hyenas, don't dress like a zebra.
16 posted on 12/26/2012 6:46:25 PM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: traumer
tennis shoes???
17 posted on 12/26/2012 6:49:50 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: traumer

I’m calling for a national buyback of Air Jordan sneakers.


18 posted on 12/26/2012 7:04:56 PM PST by John123 (US$ - I owe you nothing. Euro - Who owes you nothing.)
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To: traumer
Also Friday, police at a Fort Worth mall used pepper spray to disperse an unruly crowd waiting to buy Michael Jordan shoes.

Shoe riots...

19 posted on 12/26/2012 7:16:00 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: traumer

Time for an Obamashoe program!


20 posted on 12/26/2012 7:17:28 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: traumer
And the dildoes on the left think guns are the problem. A scumbag who will murder 20 kindergarteners. A maggot who will kill somebody for their sneakers. Sorry maggots! GUNS AREN'T THE PROBLEM!!! It's the evil people, stupid! If you REALLY want to fix the problem, I suggest you start there.
21 posted on 12/26/2012 7:17:53 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (U.S. elections have become nothing but another cheap ripoff of American Idol.)
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To: dragnet2

We used to have shoe riots here in Indy, but they went to a system where you have to pick up a ticket in advance (days in advance) to purchase the shoes. And they only offer as many tix as there is merchandise.

Seems to work ok, but it does p!ss me off knowing that most of these youts buying $200 shoes are also on medicaid, ebt, section 8, obamaphones, etc.


22 posted on 12/26/2012 7:19:18 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: John123

If his foot size was very large these would then be ‘high capacity’ Air Jordans. Scary looking!


23 posted on 12/26/2012 7:19:32 PM PST by 17th Miss Regt
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To: traumer

In America, Capitalists don’t make enough shoes for poor black people, children.


24 posted on 12/26/2012 7:22:23 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: traumer

What is it with blacks and Air Jordans? What is it with blacks and their disregard for people’s safety?

I’m not saying all blacks are like this but there’s something wrong with black culture.

Who’s footing the bill for these $185 shoes?


25 posted on 12/26/2012 7:34:59 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Causing trouble since 1976)
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To: traumer

Orcs.


26 posted on 12/26/2012 7:34:59 PM PST by Disambiguator (Liberalism is the abomination that causes desolation.)
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To: traumer

Brother of ASU football player.

http://www.abc15.com/dpp/sports/sports_blogs_local/brother-of-asu-football-player-marion-grice-reportedly-killed-in-texas

Over darn shoes.


27 posted on 12/26/2012 7:42:41 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: machogirl

Thanks for posting. Condolences to Marion Grice and the remainder of his brother’s family and friends.


28 posted on 12/26/2012 7:46:30 PM PST by PGalt
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To: traumer

I demand that Air Jordans be BANNED!

/sarcasm.


29 posted on 12/26/2012 7:46:33 PM PST by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: PGalt

Where is Obama on this nonsensical violence? (rhetorical i know)

Where is Michael Jordan? Where is Nike?

Any statements from any of them regarding those darn shoes and the violence associated with them?


30 posted on 12/26/2012 7:54:45 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: traumer

If Obama had a son, he’d be wearing a brand-new set of sneakers


31 posted on 12/26/2012 7:55:48 PM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, dammed lies, statistics, and democrap talking points.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

“... the solution is to sue Nike for perpetuating violence among thugs of color.”

No, no, no. Marxine Waters is going to introduce new legislation to cure the problem. Nike will distribute FREE Michael Jordans throughout the ‘hood and send YOU the bill.


32 posted on 12/26/2012 7:58:44 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

“Who’s footing the bill for these $185 shoes?”

‘’

Someone named POWERSBOOTHEFAN. :-)

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33 posted on 12/26/2012 8:04:25 PM PST by Mears
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To: traumer

Charming. RIP.


34 posted on 12/26/2012 8:14:18 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: traumer

Clearly not of the caliber of PF Flyers...run faster-jump higher.../s. I am assuming the unfortunate young man was wearing them at the time of his demise. Such a waste of life, and over a pair of shoes.


35 posted on 12/26/2012 8:19:22 PM PST by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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I am sure these shoes look like $185. piles of 5H17. Way to go Jordan.


36 posted on 12/26/2012 8:40:46 PM PST by healy61 (w)
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To: traumer

If you don’t play tennis you don’t need to own tennis shoes.


37 posted on 12/26/2012 9:10:14 PM PST by Oztrich Boy (I think, therefore I am what I yam, and that's all I yam - Rene "Popeye" Descartes)
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To: Mastador1
I have never understood the need for branded clothes.

Neither have I. At the time that became a fad, I was still young enough to have fallen for it, but I was offended at the idea that some company would charge me good money for a shirt, then plaster their logo all over it, expecting me to conduct free advertising for them.

38 posted on 12/26/2012 9:58:37 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: traumer; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
This shooting was caused by a Youtube video.


39 posted on 12/28/2012 3:48:23 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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