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Tulsa's black community unnerved by shootings
Associated Press ^ | 4/7/12

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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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Oklahoma
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1 posted on 04/07/2012 5:47:25 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham
This story smells more and more like a smear job.
2 posted on 04/07/2012 5:50:06 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Over half of U.S. murders are of black people, and 90% of them are committed by other black people.)
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To: Justaham

the guy in the pickup is the neighborhood watch guy.


3 posted on 04/07/2012 5:51:55 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: Justaham

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.


4 posted on 04/07/2012 5:52:25 PM PDT by DariusBane (People are like sheep and have two speeds: grazing and stampede)
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To: Justaham
One of the victims told police that the shooter was a white man driving a white pickup truck...

Will they find the shooter wearing white clothes toting a pearl handle revolver in a white holster too?

5 posted on 04/07/2012 5:55:02 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Justaham

Bush’s fault.


6 posted on 04/07/2012 5:57:18 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Justaham
Were any of them carrying Skittles at the time?


Oh well neither was St. Trayvee.

7 posted on 04/07/2012 5:59:19 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: EGPWS
Will they find the shooter wearing white clothes toting a pearl handle revolver in a white holster too?

Undoubtedly, and wearing a white pointy hat, too.

8 posted on 04/07/2012 5:59:26 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it and the law is what WE say it is.)
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To: Justaham

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.


9 posted on 04/07/2012 6:00:01 PM PDT 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: central_va
>"Bush’s fault."

Actually it IS.

He never should have surrendered the office to a non citizen!

10 posted on 04/07/2012 6:00:57 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Justaham

“I’ve got a 15-year-old, and I’m not going to let him out late. People are scared. We need facts.


Why in the world would he allow his 15 year old kid to be out late even before this shooting happened? What an idiot!


11 posted on 04/07/2012 6:01:57 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: F15Eagle

If this was Chicago, no one would think twice about this story. Shootings happen all the time.


12 posted on 04/07/2012 6:02:25 PM PDT by Dacula (OMG - Obama Must Go)
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To: Justaham

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.


13 posted on 04/07/2012 6:03:53 PM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: Justaham
Why no similar stories about Obomb-a's hometown?

I hear that mass shootings are a regular occurrence there every weekend.

14 posted on 04/07/2012 6:04:34 PM PDT by what's up
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To: SaraJohnson

Great point!


15 posted on 04/07/2012 6:04:34 PM PDT by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote!)
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To: Justaham

Now there’s only one ‘twas a white guy’ witness? I guess the investigation lost one since this morning.


16 posted on 04/07/2012 6:07:33 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Justaham

fan it into flame. maybe this time you’ll get your inferno.


17 posted on 04/07/2012 6:09:49 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (I think in about 5 - no, 4 - years I'll have had enough.)
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To: Justaham

“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.


18 posted on 04/07/2012 6:12:18 PM PDT by rfreedom4u (Just because someone thinks it's a good idea doesn't make it legal.)
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To: Justaham

Three words:

Chief Charles Moose


19 posted on 04/07/2012 6:12:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: Justaham

***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.


20 posted on 04/07/2012 6:12:30 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Justaham

North Tulsa. Nuff said....


21 posted on 04/07/2012 6:12:30 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Justaham

North Tulsa. Nuff said....


22 posted on 04/07/2012 6:12:30 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: skeeter

DC Sniper was a white guy as well until we found out he was not. ;-)


23 posted on 04/07/2012 6:13:15 PM PDT by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

a white man driving a white pickup truck....


24 posted on 04/07/2012 6:14:55 PM PDT by traumer
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To: traumer

...dressed in white robes and a white pointy hat...


25 posted on 04/07/2012 6:17:49 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Over half of U.S. murders are of black people, and 90% of them are committed by other black people.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Mr Green in the library with the revolver.


26 posted on 04/07/2012 6:22:35 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: EGPWS
Will they find the shooter wearing white clothes toting a pearl handle revolver in a white holster too?

Gotta be Colonel Sanders.
27 posted on 04/07/2012 6:24:46 PM PDT by crosshairs (As long as there is evil, "Coexist" is impossible.)
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To: Justaham

LATE BREAKING: various witnesses have given names of suspects to the police...Sarah Palin and the Koch brothers.


28 posted on 04/07/2012 6:25:45 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: Justaham
"Nation will rise against nation and people against people..."

"All these are the beginning of sorrows..."

29 posted on 04/07/2012 6:26:27 PM PDT by GiovannaNicoletta ("....in the last days, mockers will come with their mocking... (2 Peter 3:3))
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To: crosshairs
Gotta be Colonel Sanders.

Could be Mr. Clean.

30 posted on 04/07/2012 6:26:41 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Vendome

***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.


31 posted on 04/07/2012 6:28:43 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Justaham
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.

Could be a White Hispanic? /sarc

32 posted on 04/07/2012 6:31:55 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Romney just makes me tired all over.)
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To: Justaham

police to interview jane fonda!!...
http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2011/01/08/jane-fonda-blames-giffords-shooting-sarah-palin-glenn-beck-and-tea-pa


33 posted on 04/07/2012 6:32:58 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: Justaham

DC SNIPER KILINGS: ZACT SAME PLAYBOOK...!!

“white shooter, white van....”

YEAH RIGHT....!


34 posted on 04/07/2012 6:39:56 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: SaraJohnson

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.


35 posted on 04/07/2012 6:42:54 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- now the REAL work begins!)
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To: Justaham
One of the victims told police that the shooter was a white man driving a white pickup truck

Five'll get you ten the shooter was driving a camión blanco.

36 posted on 04/07/2012 6:45:28 PM PDT by BufordP ("Drink me if you can't take a joke." --Kool-Aid)
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To: Squawk 8888

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.


37 posted on 04/07/2012 6:48:58 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: EGPWS

Where’s Chief Moose when you need him?


38 posted on 04/07/2012 6:56:09 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Justaham
Yeah, yeah...they said the Atlanta child killings perp was a "white man" too. He was black.

The Pelosi branch of the NAACP and CBC said white people said racist things and spat upon them...Breitbart shut them up, post haste.


RaceBaitWalk


39 posted on 04/07/2012 6:58:29 PM PDT by FrankR
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Why yes!
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”.


40 posted on 04/07/2012 7:05:56 PM PDT by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: rawcatslyentist

We got a winner!


41 posted on 04/07/2012 7:10:55 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: biggredd1
Plane Crashes into World Trade Center
42 posted on 04/07/2012 7:12:49 PM PDT by Doe Eyes
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To: Justaham

90% chance that the shooter is also black going by statistics


43 posted on 04/07/2012 7:12:53 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

***Tulsa’s 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.


44 posted on 04/07/2012 7:16:10 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Justaham

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.


45 posted on 04/07/2012 7:16:46 PM PDT by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: Dacula; what's up

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!!


46 posted on 04/07/2012 7:19:12 PM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: doc1019
DC Sniper was a white guy as well until we found out he was not. ;-)

A white guy in a white van.

47 posted on 04/07/2012 7:28:42 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: canuck_conservative

will the ny times report the suspect as a white african.


48 posted on 04/07/2012 7:30:37 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: Justaham
"We're all nervous," ... "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.

Now you know how the white folks in your neighborhood feel.

49 posted on 04/07/2012 7:38:09 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: SaraJohnson

Cause Blacks live in the street when the sun goes down.


50 posted on 04/07/2012 8:05:25 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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