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Teen, 14, kills 16-year-old brother in Little River, turns gun on self after fight over clothes
Miami Herald ^ | May 26, 2014 | Lance Dixon

Posted on 05/27/2014 1:43:00 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement

The memorials were hastily assembled on Monday with sad, handwritten messages and stuffed animals — in remembrance of two teenage brothers who died from gunfire the night before in a murder-suicide over what may have been the most trivial of sibling arguments.

The two brothers fought over sharing clothes on Sunday night — with one of them apparently pulling the trigger on himself.

(Excerpt) Read more at miamiherald.com ...


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: americans; banglist; clothes; crime; florida; trayvons
And of course, "gun nuts" to blame according to a comment.
1 posted on 05/27/2014 1:43:00 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement
memorials were hastily assembled on Monday with sad, handwritten messages and stuffed animals

I've always wondered about that.

If I were a family member, I doubt I'd appreciate someone trashing my yard at such a time.

2 posted on 05/27/2014 1:48:12 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: ConservativeStatement
The two boys, Stanley Blanc, 16, and Stephen Odeus, 14, apparently were arguing in their apartment about clothing

I might see part of the problem right here.

3 posted on 05/27/2014 1:52:46 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Fegelein! Fegelein! Fegelein!)
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To: ConservativeStatement
The two boys from "Little Haiti":

The comments by some are priceless. The Future Victims of America (liberals) always want to blame the tool or the NRA, or both.

4 posted on 05/27/2014 1:56:22 PM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Yes.


5 posted on 05/27/2014 1:56:53 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

The kid must have had some screws loose. Who thinks clothes are worth killing for?


6 posted on 05/27/2014 2:01:20 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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I might see part of the problem right here.

i know! what are two teen-aged brothers doing arguing over clothes? it's not like they are girls... sheesh!

7 posted on 05/27/2014 2:04:36 PM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: GeronL

Are you kidding? Did you ever see these people when a new version of sneakers gets released?


8 posted on 05/27/2014 2:23:18 PM PDT by pgkdan (ISLAM IS THE RELIGION OF THE ANTICHRIST!)
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lol

I buy the cheapest tennis shoes at Wal-Mart when I need to get shoes


9 posted on 05/27/2014 2:24:20 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Those darn Amish.


10 posted on 05/27/2014 2:24:36 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: ConservativeStatement

If only the NRA would stop selling guns to urban youth, this tragedy would have never happened....

/ S


11 posted on 05/27/2014 2:31:32 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: ConservativeStatement

“Tyquane Williams” was a close friend. That tells you the race of the perp & victim that the paper failed to report.


12 posted on 05/27/2014 2:32:28 PM PDT by 2harddrive
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To: GeronL

Me too until I discovered Crocs. They are without a doubt the ugliest shoe ever but I’ve never worn anything more comfortable. I woke up Sunday and my neuropathy was flaring and my feet weere swollen two sizes bigger than my shoes. Thank goodness for Croc’s...even though my wife glared at my feet all through Mass.


13 posted on 05/27/2014 2:33:45 PM PDT by pgkdan (ISLAM IS THE RELIGION OF THE ANTICHRIST!)
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To: latina4dubya

The brothers had different last names.


14 posted on 05/27/2014 2:37:22 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: trisham
"The brothers had different last names."

You need to upgrade your cultural Aware-O-Meter.
This is one of those diverse Haitian naming customs you Anglo-Centric types don't appreciate.

It's right up there with RanDom CapitaLization.

Yo.

15 posted on 05/27/2014 2:45:29 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi

?


16 posted on 05/27/2014 2:47:28 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
is it wrong to say, thank goodness the loony toon didn't make it to the South Beach 'party' seeing how he was holding a hair trigger?

Margaret Jones, visiting her daughter Elizabeth, said she has complained about hearing gunfire in the area in the past. “I guess that’s why they call it the graveyard. A lot of shooting goes on in this area,” said Jones.

I'm betting the kid belonged to a gang, and that is where he likely obtained his gun. The gang members of this gang should be held accountable - as accessories to murder.

17 posted on 05/27/2014 2:57:31 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: trisham
It was Zen Satire.

Never mind.

18 posted on 05/27/2014 3:01:26 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi

:)


19 posted on 05/27/2014 3:04:08 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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...a murder-suicide over what may have been the most trivial of sibling arguments....

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The murder-suicide was about much more than that, I am sure; the argument was just the catalyst.


20 posted on 05/27/2014 4:25:05 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: GeronL

“Who thinks clothes are worth killing for?”

And boys at that!


21 posted on 05/27/2014 4:40:16 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: jocon307

Yep


22 posted on 05/27/2014 5:02:23 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: jocon307

Ummm...he did.


23 posted on 05/27/2014 5:03:55 PM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: trisham
The brothers had different last names.

yes, unfortunately that is very common... what is not common is adolescents killing siblings, let alone for something so trivial as clothing... that is usually a squabble, and usually between sisters and not brothers...

24 posted on 05/28/2014 4:54:25 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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