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Fatal shooting of driver after 2 boys killed in wreck remains a mystery
foxnews.com ^ | 13 December, 2012 | NA

Posted on 12/24/2012 9:08:36 AM PST by marktwain

HOUSTON – Investigators are searching for answers after a suspected drunken driver was found shot dead after he allegedly slammed into a family's truck on a rural Houston-area road, killing two young brothers.

12-year-old David Barajas and his 11-year-old brother, Caleb, were helping their father push his disabled truck down the road when 21-year-old Jose Banda allegedly slammed into them from behind, MyFoxHouston.com reports.

Neighbors say they heard gun shots minutes after the crash. Police responding to the crash found Banda shot in the head, but no gun at the scene. Banda and both boys died.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: banglist; dui; homicide; texas
It is a mystery.
1 posted on 12/24/2012 9:08:50 AM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain
The drunk got what he deserved, but when you have car trouble GET THE HELL OUT OF THE ROADWAY.
2 posted on 12/24/2012 9:11:39 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("Democracy is indispensable to socialism. The goal of socialism is communism." --Vladimir Lenin)
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To: marktwain

I guess Jose realized that he was a bad person and decided to do the right thing...


3 posted on 12/24/2012 9:13:35 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (Soon the "invisible hand" will press the economic "reset" button.)
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To: marktwain

Suicide by Texan.

A family close to ours lost their darling 7 year old daughter when they were rear ended trying to push a stalled car out of traffic lanes.

3/13/67.

Some aches never quite go away.


4 posted on 12/24/2012 9:15:52 AM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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To: marktwain
It is a mystery.

Did the missing gun clip hold more than 10 cartridges?

/s

5 posted on 12/24/2012 9:18:43 AM PST by John123 (US$ - I owe you nothing. Euro - Who owes you nothing.)
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To: marktwain
They say they have not yet interviewed either the boys' father, David Barajas Sr. or mother, Cindy Barajas. David Barajas suffered minor injuries in the crash, and his wife and two daughters, who were inside the car during the accident, were not hurt.

I guess the rest of the Barajas didn't see nuthin.
6 posted on 12/24/2012 9:25:15 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

They admit he was drunk. Any word on his citizenship status?


7 posted on 12/24/2012 9:27:32 AM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

They admit he was drunk. Any word on his citizenship status?


8 posted on 12/24/2012 9:28:02 AM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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To: marktwain

give the father a medal


9 posted on 12/24/2012 9:30:21 AM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: marktwain

Barajas?

Uh oh. White hispanic time again.


10 posted on 12/24/2012 9:30:47 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: marktwain

“It is a mystery.”

Justice sometimes is.


11 posted on 12/24/2012 9:31:49 AM PST by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: marktwain

No trial, no deportation hearings.
My condolences to the parents.


12 posted on 12/24/2012 9:32:57 AM PST by Rytas
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To: marktwain

Hispanic Family Values, kill the innocents by driving drunk. Then shoot to kill the culprit, how positively Byzantine.


13 posted on 12/24/2012 9:43:05 AM PST by STD (“Cogito, ergo armatum sum)
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To: marktwain

A good cop would write this off as a Christmas Miracle...


14 posted on 12/24/2012 9:55:02 AM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: marktwain
My niece was killed in a drunk driver accident.At the ER where she died my brother (her uncle) saw a young guy sitting in a hallway with bruises,etc.He said that he suspected he was the drunk who killed our niece and,we learned later,he was correct.My brother said that if he had been *certain* that that was the guy he would have killed him right then and there.
15 posted on 12/24/2012 10:06:19 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (When Robbing Peter To Pay Paul,One Can Always Count On Paul's Cooperation)
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Texas hmm sounds like the guy was stealing something and got shot trying to flee..oh well caca pasa...

kinda surprised he didnt get his head bashed in in the crash of course


16 posted on 12/24/2012 10:10:38 AM PST by rolling_stone
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To: marktwain

Perhaps a good Samaritan passing by decided to mete out some real justice while there was still time.


17 posted on 12/24/2012 10:13:24 AM PST by beelzepug ("Why bother creating wealth when you can just redistribute it?")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum; All

My son noted a worthwhile point: The driver might have been shot *before* the accident, causing it!


18 posted on 12/24/2012 10:30:12 AM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain
Witnesses reported hearing the gunshots AFTER the sounds of the crash, according to the article.

Nobody seems very broken-up that the guy was shot.

19 posted on 12/24/2012 10:49:16 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("Democracy is indispensable to socialism. The goal of socialism is communism." --Vladimir Lenin)
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To: marktwain
Some of the initial earlier reports I read stated that neighbors heard the crash then 2 distinct shots afterwords. My money is on the mother but who knows it is all a mystery.
20 posted on 12/24/2012 10:50:51 AM PST by Polynikes (Hakkaa Palle)
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"a suspected drunken driver"

Everyone is suspected these days.

21 posted on 12/24/2012 9:16:47 PM PST by UnwashedPeasant
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To: marktwain; E. Pluribus Unum; Cowboy Bob; null and void; cripplecreek; paul51; beelzepug; ...

9mm rehab? The final solution to the drunk driving problem?
I’m not advocating or defending what seems to have happened here but when the law fails to protect people, as it manifestly fails with drunk driving, people will take the law into their own hands: It IS what will happen.


22 posted on 12/26/2012 4:36:34 AM PST by atomic conspiracy (Victory in Iraq: Worst defeat for activist media since Goebbels shot himself.)
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To: marktwain

A Hispanic driving drunk and killing people has become an every day event.


23 posted on 12/26/2012 5:06:28 AM PST by AppyPappy (You never see a masscre at a gun show.)
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It’s no mystery. Since guns kill people they can also walk away. Mystery solved.


24 posted on 12/26/2012 6:21:05 AM PST by Justa
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To: atomic conspiracy

Yes, sadly, it is.


25 posted on 12/26/2012 9:03:06 AM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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To: atomic conspiracy

the system fails to give people justice so they will find their own.


26 posted on 12/26/2012 4:12:20 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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Bookmarking


27 posted on 02/11/2013 10:35:40 PM PST by RandallFlagg
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