Skip to comments.Boy Says He Was Attacked Over Pricey Gym Shoes
Posted on 12/02/2005 4:37:32 AM PST by ShadowDancer
Boy Says He Was Attacked Over Pricey Gym Shoes
Group Of Masked Students Jumps High-Schooler, Teen Claims
POSTED: 8:38 pm EST December 1, 2005
A 16-year-old student said he was assaulted at a Detroit school because of his shoes, and his mother fears for his safety.
The Murray Wright High School tenth-grader said he spent a week's earnings from his part-time job to buy a pair of Carmelo Anthony Air Jordan tennis shoes. The shoes cost more than $100.
He said a group of masked students jumped him inside school and tried to get the shoes, but he was able to run away.
His mother is angry and worried and believes the school should make students wear uniforms.
"I'm not going to let my son wear those shoes because he could get killed over a pair of shoes," she said. Local 4 concealed the woman's identity to protect her son because he fears the attackers.
School administrators said they have a suspect who will likely be disciplined and possibly expelled.
$100 sneakers in an urban Detroit area.....like setting Christians into a arena with starved lions & lionesses...
Gimme dem shoes!
I suppose it never occurred to these other "yutes" that they could acquire their own Air Jordans the same way.
That's why you pay the big bucks for felony shoes.
The Murray Wright High School tenth-grader said he spent a week's earnings from his part-time job to buy a pair of Carmelo Anthony Air Jordan tennis shoes. The shoes cost more than $100
Sooooooooo .... apparently there are low paying jobs that Americans will do, huh Mr. President.
Another reason to get kids out of public schools.
Wow, they must work. Wonder if these are what John Benedict Murtha and his freind Nancy are wearing?
Too bad he wasn't packing.
Now that's not the way the liberals have been telling those "yutes"..
It's OK to take from thems that works and give it to those that don't want to. Just because the kid WORKED to get those shoes doesn't mean anything. He should SHARE with those others too lazy to work.
An inner city application of the Japanese proverb, "The nail that sticks up gets hammered down."
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