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St. Louis teenager suspected of 'knockout game' violence picks wrong victim (Photos)
St. Louis Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 21 February, 2012 | Kurt Hofmann

Posted on 02/23/2013 7:21:35 AM PST by marktwain

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) says that limiting magazine capacity to 10 rounds is "generous"--his "generosity" falls far short, when one is attacked by two dozen feral, brutal thugs Credit: Photos © Oleg Volk. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

A local 15-year-old, Demetrius Murphy, was shot and killed last Friday while allegedly breaking into a home. Another case of a young man--our very future--tragically taken from us as a consequence of one bad decision on his part? Perhaps not, according to Fox 2 St. Louis:

In fact, FOX2 has learned, he was once charged in the case that made the phrase “knockout game” common in St. Louis.

Demetrius Murphy, 15, died Friday morning after he and another teen, Michael Bryant, allegedly tried to break into a man’s home on Tennessee. Police say the homeowner emerged with a gun. Bryant ran, but they say Murphy confronted him and was shot and killed.

We have talked about the "knockout game" before, after a mob of feral teenagers, allegedly including young Demetrius, put a man, Matt Quain, in intensive care--just for "fun." For those unfamiliar with this form of "recreation," here is Wikipedia's entry about it, and this is how St. Louis Gun Rights Examiner described it then:

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: banglist; demetrius; demetriusmurphy; guncontrol; knockout; mo; secondamendment
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Demetrius will not be accused of any knockout killings that happen in the future.
1 posted on 02/23/2013 7:21:46 AM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Nor will his sorry ass be missed.


2 posted on 02/23/2013 7:26:29 AM PST by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: marktwain
Demetrius Murphy.

Not doubt he was part Greek, part Irish...or as Obama would say, Grecian-Irish.

3 posted on 02/23/2013 7:27:09 AM PST by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: marktwain
Demetrius Murphy, was shot and killed last Friday while allegedly breaking into a home. Another case of a young man--our very future

"Our very future"??? - Durbin is a moron. What would he do if this punk were invading HIS home?

4 posted on 02/23/2013 7:28:10 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (It's not "GUN CONTROL"! It's "PEOPLE CONTROL"!)
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To: marktwain
Good shooting citizen.

5.56mm

5 posted on 02/23/2013 7:29:04 AM PST by M Kehoe
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To: Wordkraft

Good riddance to bad trash!


6 posted on 02/23/2013 7:29:29 AM PST by szweig (HYHEY!! (Have You Had Enough Yet))
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To: marktwain

The very fact that Senator Dick is comfortable using the term “generous”, is quite telling.

Dick, you are NOT “GIVING” me ANYTHING!

You are attempting to RESTRICT a CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT!


7 posted on 02/23/2013 7:32:30 AM PST by G Larry
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To: marktwain

“He was a good boy, he was thinking about going to school and becoming a rapper”
Oh, he left behind 3 children.


8 posted on 02/23/2013 7:32:47 AM PST by Vinnie (A)
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To: RoosterRedux
"Not doubt he was part Greek, part Irish..."

LOL...I made that same observation here a week ago when this story first went up.

I guess the Amish can't have all the fun.

9 posted on 02/23/2013 7:36:32 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Vinnie
becoming a rapper

I love it . . . this "rapping" as an art is just plain stupid. All ya' gotta' do is talk fast and incomprehensibly, slouch over like a baboon, and spread your fingers into various signs.

How in the hell did "rapping" become a vocational star to seek? Just mindless!

Golly, a plumber, machinist, teacher, etc., wouldn't do, huh . . . gotta' be a rapper!

10 posted on 02/23/2013 7:39:43 AM PST by laweeks
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To: marktwain
Leave it to the Daily Mail to tell us poor black Demetrius, (killed by a white man naturally) was a retard, omit his knockout-game playing past and then lock the comments section to prevent any clarification on the issue.

Homeowner shoots dead 'mentally disabled' 15-year-old burglar in his backyard during botched break-in

11 posted on 02/23/2013 7:40:48 AM PST by Drew68
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Bookmarking


12 posted on 02/23/2013 7:44:49 AM PST by RandallFlagg
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To: laweeks

Apparently black kids in da ‘hood can only be rappers or basketball players. Seems kind of limiting, but there it is.


13 posted on 02/23/2013 7:46:32 AM PST by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: marktwain

More gun owners need to start playing the Make My Day, Punk! “game”.


14 posted on 02/23/2013 7:49:29 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (It's time for Americans to stand up to the public servants! This is OUR country!)
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To: laweeks

A rapper was shot on the Vegas strip the other night. News reported he was also a pimp, but, oh he was a struggling rapper.
Here is what his father had to say...

Kenny Clutch’s YouTube music video, “Stay Schemin,” shows scenes of hotels along the Strip as he sings about paying $120,000 for his Maserati.

Cherry Sr. said he didn’t know how his son made money or if he had any other jobs.

“I want to make it clear that my son was no gangster or nothing like that,” he told The Associated Press. “He moved to Vegas about six year ago and he was writing music and rap.”

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/02/23/aspiring-rapper-in-fiery-vegas-crash-sang-haunting-lyric/?test=latestnews#ixzz2Ljnw4iQF


15 posted on 02/23/2013 7:50:54 AM PST by sweetiepiezer
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To: marktwain

My how times have changed. When I was 15 I better dam well be in my bed at 1:30 am or all hell would’ve broke loose.


16 posted on 02/23/2013 7:51:20 AM PST by sheana
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To: marktwain
And I'm supposed to care about any events in the black community, why?
17 posted on 02/23/2013 7:53:39 AM PST by LouAvul
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To: Drew68

“Botched Break In”. Liberal way of saying the thug was unfairly unsuccessful at getting away with it. One less criminal on the streets.


18 posted on 02/23/2013 7:54:48 AM PST by petercooper
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To: marktwain

Wait a minute! Are you telling me there’s an Amish settlement in St. Louis????? Come on!


19 posted on 02/23/2013 7:57:34 AM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: sweetiepiezer

“...he was a struggling rapper...”

I can relate. I remember one Christmas season I got that part-time job at Macy’s’ Customer Service counter...Man, were those lines long back then...

Wait...what?


20 posted on 02/23/2013 7:58:31 AM PST by MarDav
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To: G Larry

Yeah...”generous” — isn’t that the most sickening thing you’ve read today? Our exalted royals, deigning to grant us “generous” permission to use 10 bullets. We should all bow down, kiss his robe, and profusely thank him for his generosity to us peons.


21 posted on 02/23/2013 7:59:54 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: LouAvul
And I'm supposed to care about any events in the black community, why?

Blacks will kill each other over a piece of candy and we're asked to give up our guns because of it.

22 posted on 02/23/2013 8:00:33 AM PST by Drew68
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To: Wordkraft

But his Grandmama said he was such a good kid.


23 posted on 02/23/2013 8:01:04 AM PST by MuttTheHoople (Pray for Joe Biden- Proverbs 29:9)
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To: petercooper

15 Yo had 3 kids and he is mentally disabled????????????? Ya gotta be kidding me... Sick.. We are probably supporting his baby momma and his 3 kids too. Will they now get more money because there daddy died??


24 posted on 02/23/2013 8:02:49 AM PST by MarineMom613 (RIP Sandra Sue, my fur baby 12/31/1999 ~ 7/2/2010 - See you on the other side!)
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To: MarineMom613

Good shooting, Citizen. Civilization thanks you.


25 posted on 02/23/2013 8:07:01 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Vinnie

Too bad the mental midget did not get dirt napped before he spread his demon seed among his ho’s. At least he did not make it to the Maserati level rapper and kill more innocents.


26 posted on 02/23/2013 8:09:07 AM PST by soycd
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To: marktwain
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) says that limiting magazine capacity to 10 rounds is "generous"--his "generosity" falls far short, when one is attacked by two dozen feral, brutal thugs Credit: Photos © Oleg Volk. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

You first you socialist minster.

Lead by example - ALL you own security will be limited to 10 round magazines. And gun free while in DC, NYC and Chicago.

Socialism is for the little people.

27 posted on 02/23/2013 8:09:17 AM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: marktwain
There is another foolish comment to the original article regarding the use of a shotgun:

John Vastine · McCluer High School

the whole point is you do not need assault weapons or multi round clips for protection, i have a single shot 410 shot gun loaded that in a house where you are shooting no more than ten feet will blow a hole in someone the size of a saucer, so home defense is a useless argument cause you don't want to give up your toys

A single shot .410 against a band of 12 to 18 half-crazed home invaders?

Good Luck!

Thanks in part to Jerky Joe Biden there is a growing beief that you do not need to aim a shotgun or have one capable of holding more than two cartridges. Joe tells us that a shotgun will magically dispurse everyone within sight. Supposedly firing one or two shotgun cartridges at a gang of inner city 'yoots' will either injure or scare so many of them that the ones still able to walk or run will instantly repent and run home to mama.

Actually, at ten feet from the evil-doer the .410 shotgun load will barely start to open up and will require some care in aiming to hit a specific target.

As an example, here is a graphic of a .410 load of 000 Buckshot at 21 feet for comparison:

Read the complete article here:

The .410 Bore By Chuck Hawks


28 posted on 02/23/2013 8:10:47 AM PST by Iron Munro (I miss America, don't you?)
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To: LouAvul
And I'm supposed to care about any events in the black community, why?
You and me both.I hated the Jim Crow laws and thought the civil rights act was a good thing.
Fifty years later and I couldn't care less if "black america" disappeared.
29 posted on 02/23/2013 8:12:46 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Future Snake Eater

Doing anything else would be “acting white”. Can’t have that.


30 posted on 02/23/2013 8:13:50 AM PST by Bob
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To: marktwain

Demetrius Murphy’s last words: “P***y, you ain’t got the balls and I ain’t afraid of your m*****f*****g gun!”

BLAM! BLAM!


31 posted on 02/23/2013 8:16:08 AM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: FlingWingFlyer

More gun owners need to start playing the Make My Day, Punk! “game”.


Just remember the Death Wish Movies.

Seeing what has been happening with the attempts at “Gun Control” makes me think the the Democrat Politicos and their sycophants do.


32 posted on 02/23/2013 8:24:17 AM PST by The Working Man
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To: oh8eleven

Blacks in America have squandered more opportunities than any people in history. They rebelled against being segregated at all levels of culture, but because of their behavior, are going to succeed in getting themselves segregated all over again. Pathetic.


33 posted on 02/23/2013 8:25:57 AM PST by LouAvul
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Put him on the Combiner payroll.


34 posted on 02/23/2013 8:28:26 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: marktwain

35 posted on 02/23/2013 8:30:52 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: Iron Munro

I hope John is not a teacher. He apparently does not have a grasp of the founders purpose behind the Second Amendment.


36 posted on 02/23/2013 8:31:06 AM PST by ThomasSawyer (Democratic Underground: Proof that anyone can figure out how to use a computer.)
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To: marktwain

I had my wife’s computer in the shop yesterday and got into an interesting conversation with the gentleman who does my computer repairs. He related to me that he had heard of young 15 year old black high school girls discussing getting pregnant by design, how many babies they were planning out of wedlock and how much money they would get from welfare. This is the source of the feral blacks we have today—planned welfare fraud.


37 posted on 02/23/2013 8:31:15 AM PST by patriotsblood
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To: elcid1970

I think those were Harvey Milk’s last words, too.


38 posted on 02/23/2013 8:31:30 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Iron Munro

I hope John is not a teacher. He apparently does not have a grasp of the founders purpose behind the Second Amendment.


39 posted on 02/23/2013 8:31:30 AM PST by ThomasSawyer (Democratic Underground: Proof that anyone can figure out how to use a computer.)
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To: marktwain

What's the difference between an assault weapon and a defense weapon?



Donate



40 posted on 02/23/2013 8:36:37 AM PST by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: oh8eleven

If there weren’t blacks libs would have to invent them.


41 posted on 02/23/2013 8:39:06 AM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: marktwain

One less punk-ass son of a .....


42 posted on 02/23/2013 8:44:26 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: patriotsblood

This is the source of the feral blacks we have today—planned welfare fraud.
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I don’t think it is ‘fraud’ in the way WE think fraud.

This has become a life style which is now moving into the 3rd or 4th generation.
Again if ‘WE’ quit glorifying the situation...’Judge Judy’ used to ‘sneer’ back at the term “Single parent” and if established it was a ‘no father EVER in the picture’ she would rain down on therm.
Either she is getting old(er) or found it futile, but on the other hand, ALL the judge shows are getting in the Springer mode and will expect to see ‘fist fights’ among the ‘actors’.
Heard on the tube the other night (AFTER ANOTHER SENSELESS SHOOTING) and the mother was crying over her 15 yo that was killed in a parking lot at 0dark30 - he was planning on his being a baby daddy and now ‘they’ took that away from him/her.
Remember reading back in the 80’s or so there would be a ‘human interest’ story of some young kid (usually a girl) who would try to do the right thing - enter the work force, ZERO offspring by 18 or 19, but with the meager pay, high cost of living, ‘she’ would move back home and be ‘encouraged’ to have kids as that paid more in the long run than a job.
Right, wrong or indifferent if THAT is what they believed then, only imagine what it is now.
You see ‘everyday’ stories about how the ‘GRANDMOTHER’ is the backbone of the family...Of course this ‘GRANDMOTHER’ is NOT the sweet little old lady ‘we’ grew up around, but a 35-40 yo who had spit out 6 kids by the time she was 21, now the next generation ‘fruit of the loins’ is upon us.
What makes her such an expert when it comes to child rearing? Only 3 of her ‘kids’ didn’t make it to 20?

We have festered such a boil here that once lanced, ‘WE’ will drown when it starts to flow.....


43 posted on 02/23/2013 8:46:52 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: marktwain

Just took delivery of my PMR 30 last month after a 2 year wait. Its a great little weapon. If nothing else it will scare you to death. Louder than our AK 74 and throws a heckofa flame out of the barrel. Dead accurate too.


44 posted on 02/23/2013 8:47:52 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: sweetiepiezer
“I want to make it clear that my son was no gangster or nothing like that,” he told The Associated Press. “He moved to Vegas about six year ago and he was writing music and rap.”

He should have stuck to writing music. Things might have turned out better.

45 posted on 02/23/2013 8:53:24 AM PST by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: patriotsblood

“He related to me that he had heard of young 15 year old black high school girls discussing getting pregnant by design, how many babies they were planning out of wedlock and how much money they would get from welfare. This is the source of the feral blacks we have today—planned welfare fraud.”

They bash smokers for the costs they add to the healthcare system but ignore the larger costs to society by out of wedlock children raised without intact families. Factor in the cost of the crimes they commit on the justice system, prisons, the number of murders, welfare payments, food stamps, rent, etc., its astronomical. They are a huge drain on society but no one dare says anything about addressing the origin of the ferals.


46 posted on 02/23/2013 8:59:42 AM PST by Brooklyn Attitude (Obama being re-elected is the political equivalent of OJ being found not guilty.)
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To: Future Snake Eater

As a teacher that has taught at an all-black school, that’s the saddest thing about our culture: the fact that we legitimize a musical genre that destroys families, ridicules the legitimate roles of men and women, glorifies violence and aberrant behavior, and is simply now a (at best) mediocre art form.

Black males should have happy, productive lives like everyone else, but the music industry and Democrat policies refuse to allow them to.


47 posted on 02/23/2013 9:02:02 AM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: laweeks
this "rapping" as an art is just plain stupid. All ya' gotta' do is talk fast and incomprehensibly,

Actually you have to think of something to say, and sometimes to improvise on the spot, and sometimes to respond with improvisation to what other people have said. And to be entertaining. So undoubtedly there are some people doing this who are extremely intelligent. But there is a wide gradation of participants because there is less barrier to entry than having to learn an instrument for instance.

How in the hell did "rapping" become a vocational star to seek? Just mindless!

A lot of people think they can be singers or rock musicians. Or politicians. A lot of young people crave fame and the perceived benefits that come with it without honestly considering if they really have the unusual level of talent required to actually be paid for their chosen activity.

The ability to compose poetry extemporaneously used to be held in high esteem. Maybe that's not so different from rapping.

48 posted on 02/23/2013 9:11:49 AM PST by wideminded
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To: laweeks
"How in the hell did "rapping" become a vocational star to seek? Just mindless!"

"Rap music" is my favorite oxymoron.

49 posted on 02/23/2013 9:17:02 AM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: marktwain

‘Please stop! Don’t’ before the shots rang out.....Could not have been too mentally disabled. He knew he was going to die. What are you gonna do?


50 posted on 02/23/2013 9:18:28 AM PST by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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