Skip to comments.Tulsa's black community unnerved by shootings
Posted on 04/07/2012 5:47:15 PM PDT by Justaham
Residents of Tulsa's predominantly black north side said Saturday they are afraid a shooter is still roaming their neighborhoods looking for victims after five people were shot -- and three killed -- a day earlier.
"We're all nervous," said Renaldo Works, 52, who was getting his hair cut at the crowded Charlie's Angels Forever Hair Style Shop on Saturday morning. "I've got a 15-year-old, and I'm not going to let him out late. People are scared. We need facts.
"You don't want to be a prisoner in your own home," he said.
Police are still waiting for the results of forensic tests, but investigators think the shootings are linked because they happened around the same time within a 3-mile (5-kilometer) span, and all five victims were out walking when they were shot. All the victims are black, and community members met this weekend in an effort to calm any unrest.
One of the victims told police that the shooter was a white man driving a white pickup truck who stopped to ask for directions before opening fire. Officer Jason Willingham said Saturday that the pickup was spotted in the area of three of the shootings.
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the guy in the pickup is the neighborhood watch guy.
White pick up in Tulsa. Really? If anything happens anywhere in Tulsa, a white pick up will be involved. Like fingers to hands. Toes to feet. Stink on poo.
Will they find the shooter wearing white clothes toting a pearl handle revolver in a white holster too?
Oh well neither was St. Trayvee.
Undoubtedly, and wearing a white pointy hat, too.
Well, I would certainly hope that no one is targeting black people.
Or white people. Or Latinos. Or Orientals.
I witnessed a gun battle in Tulsa in 1999 between several people, all white (as I am). There were at least 2 or 3 shooting. I just happened to be walking by one evening at a strip mall fronted by several restaurants.
That was an interesting evening. To say the least.
Actually it IS.
He never should have surrendered the office to a non citizen!
“I’ve got a 15-year-old, and I’m not going to let him out late. People are scared. We need facts.
If this was Chicago, no one would think twice about this story. Shootings happen all the time.
You don’t want to be a prisoner in your own home,” he said.
Hmm. I feel as if I’ve been a prisoner in my own home, all my life. Always have felt the need to lock the doors, especially now. Always. And no way any woman can walk outside at night without wondering and worrying.
It’s a terrible feeling.
I hear that mass shootings are a regular occurrence there every weekend.
Now there’s only one ‘twas a white guy’ witness? I guess the investigation lost one since this morning.
fan it into flame. maybe this time you’ll get your inferno.
“I’ve got a 15-year-old, and I’m not going to let him out late.
Well, at least one thing good is coming out of the shootings. Now some teens will be kept home.
Chief Charles Moose
***Tulsa’s black community unnerved by shootings****
Wonder if the white neighborhoods are unnerved by the murder of a 90 year old man and his wife or the rape of a jogger in La Fortune Park.
North Tulsa. Nuff said....
North Tulsa. Nuff said....
DC Sniper was a white guy as well until we found out he was not. ;-)
a white man driving a white pickup truck....
...dressed in white robes and a white pointy hat...
Mr Green in the library with the revolver.
LATE BREAKING: various witnesses have given names of suspects to the police...Sarah Palin and the Koch brothers.
"All these are the beginning of sorrows..."
Could be Mr. Clean.
***North Tulsa. Nuff said....***
Unless it is south of 1-44 on Peoria. Used to be a very safe neighborhood there. Now very dangerous section 8 housing.
Could be a White Hispanic? /sarc
police to interview jane fonda!!...
DC SNIPER KILINGS: ZACT SAME PLAYBOOK...!!
“white shooter, white van....”
I grew up in an era where all the kids, most younger than 15, had curfews between 10pm and midnight on the weekend and during summer. We did just fine. We also went cycling and tobogganing without helmets. The nanny-statists still can’t figure out how we survived such horrors.
Five'll get you ten the shooter was driving a camión blanco.
No kid of mine was out roaming around after dark. If they had activities, it was all timed to the minute and pre-checked. Parents can keep control of all this if they know each other.
Where’s Chief Moose when you need him?
Isn’t Jesse Jackson ,Bobby Rush et al encouraging folks to wear “hoods”.?
After all, as one black politician said:”it’s just a piece of clothing”.
We got a winner!
90% chance that the shooter is also black going by statistics
***Tulsas black community unnerved by shootings****
Yep, but when White people are un-nerved by blacks shooting or beating up White people they are racist. You know this was going to happen with all that has been going on in the last couple of years.
I’ll bet my paycheck that Obama and his inner circle are high fiving all over the place. The clash of races is what he’s been working for.
Yup exactly, what about all the shootings in Detroit, Oakland, New York, etc?
They’re not afraid of those, because the shooters are black??
And again, why is there MEDIA OVERKILL as soon as a “white guy” is mentioned? And only when a “white guy” is mentioned? Now THAT’S racist!!
A white guy in a white van.
will the ny times report the suspect as a white african.
Now you know how the white folks in your neighborhood feel.
Cause Blacks live in the street when the sun goes down.
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