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SUV, suspect identified in shooting that led to death of Oakland rapper Kenny Clutch
San Jose Mercury ^ | 02/24/2013 | Katie Nelson

Posted on 02/24/2013 7:17:01 AM PST by artichokegrower

LAS VEGAS -- Police announced Saturday that they have identified an SUV and a suspect in the shooting death of an Oakland rapper on the Las Vegas Strip, which led to a fatal car crash involving a Maserati and taxi.

Las Vegas police said a black Range Rover SUV was found Saturday afternoon at an apartment complex east of the Strip and has since been impounded as evidence.

Police are looking for 26-year-old Ammar Harris, who they believed fired the shots in the incident early Thursday. Harris' arrest history in Las Vegas, which is extensive and violent, according to police, includes charges of kidnapping and pandering.

Harris is described as a black male adult, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 180 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Harris also goes by the name of Ammar Asim Faruq Harris, as well as variations of that name, police said.

He is considered armed and dangerous. He has several distinctive tattoos, including a heart-shaped tattoo below his right eye and a large owl tattoo on his neck.

The driver of the Maserati, aspiring rapper and former Oakland resident Kenneth Cherry, Jr., a.k.a. Kenny Clutch, was killed by the gunfire.

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So much here. One the dead guy was not a "rapper" he made his money being a pimp. Two Mr. Harris is probably not a member of the NRA, Tea Party, probably was not a Boy Scout. Three if the suspect was a white Christian fundamentalist the media would have made note. Wonder what religion Ammar Asim Faruq Harris might be affiliated with?
1 posted on 02/24/2013 7:17:06 AM PST by artichokegrower
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To: artichokegrower
Harris' arrest history in Las Vegas, which is extensive and violent...

Sounds to me like he should've been in prison instead of driving around Las Vegas murdering people.

2 posted on 02/24/2013 7:22:23 AM PST by Drew68
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To: artichokegrower
Wonder what religion Ammar Asim Faruq Harris might be affiliated with?

Probably a prison convert to NOI. Doubt he's ever seen the inside of a mosque.

3 posted on 02/24/2013 7:25:22 AM PST by Drew68
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To: artichokegrower

Where is everyone hearing this guy was a pimp?


4 posted on 02/24/2013 7:26:49 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: artichokegrower; Monkey Face

Residents must be grateful that the SUV has been clearly identified ... they must have been cringing in fear at each one that passed, expecting it to shoot!


5 posted on 02/24/2013 7:29:08 AM PST by Tax-chick (Whatever happens, I'll get through it. Or die trying.)
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To: artichokegrower

Lets see how many times Mr. Harris has been previously allowed to walk after committing a crime with a gun having received a light sentence.

Its past time for one-strike/throw-away-the-key on gun-wielding thugs. But I suppose it would disproportionately affect a certain minority group. So we’re going to remain at the mercy of political correctness.

Political correctness is a ruthless killer if you ax me.


6 posted on 02/24/2013 7:29:33 AM PST by BillyBonebrake
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To: artichokegrower

“He is considered armed and dangerous.”

And stupid. Life-endingly stupid.

As soon as I heard the circumstances (high-end car, vehicle-to-vehicle shooting), I asked myself “what demographic is most likely to behave in this manner?” And I took a blind guess.

I was not disappointed.


7 posted on 02/24/2013 7:30:53 AM PST by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: artichokegrower

“Aspiring rapper” = the new “He was just getting his life together.”


8 posted on 02/24/2013 7:30:53 AM PST by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: 1rudeboy

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2990223/posts


9 posted on 02/24/2013 7:33:06 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Thanks.


10 posted on 02/24/2013 7:34:59 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: artichokegrower

>Harris is described as a black male adult...a heart-shaped tattoo below his right eye and a large owl tattoo on his neck.

A member of the protected class of “Sons of Obama” gang.


11 posted on 02/24/2013 7:37:03 AM PST by soycd
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To: 1rudeboy
according to police, includes charges of kidnapping and pandering.

look up pandering...

12 posted on 02/24/2013 7:45:21 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: artichokegrower

If Obama had a son, he would be just like Harris.


13 posted on 02/24/2013 7:47:21 AM PST by sweetiepiezer
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To: Tax-chick
He has several distinctive tattoos, including a heart-shaped tattoo below his right eye and a large owl tattoo on his neck.

Who around here knows how to translate gang tattoos? The heart seems particularly suspicious.

14 posted on 02/24/2013 7:47:30 AM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Chode
My question was answered, thanks. And your quote refers to the shooter.
15 posted on 02/24/2013 7:50:31 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: BillyBonebrake
Harris' arrest history in Las Vegas, which is extensive and violent, according to police, includes charges of kidnapping and pandering.

Guns don't kill people, violent criminals, repeatedly not incarcerated despite multiple opportunities to do so, kill people.

16 posted on 02/24/2013 7:50:39 AM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: artichokegrower
One the dead guy was not a "rapper" he made his money being a pimp.

MSM doesn't know the difference I guess. I can't say one is better than the other, just different.

17 posted on 02/24/2013 7:53:44 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: artichokegrower

Such talent.
Good riddance.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CIpf2cBFHE


18 posted on 02/24/2013 7:57:26 AM PST by sweetiepiezer
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To: 1rudeboy

Where is everyone hearing this guy was a pimp?

Look up pandering


19 posted on 02/24/2013 7:57:27 AM PST by woodenickel
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To: woodenickel

Look up comment #15.


20 posted on 02/24/2013 7:58:38 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: artichokegrower
Harris' arrest history in Las Vegas, which is extensive and violent, according to police, includes charges of kidnapping and pandering.

ie. pimp who should've been in jail, but some libtard judge no-doubt put him back on the street 'cause he's just misunderstood, didn't have a strong father figure, has been oppressed by the man, never had opportunities, blah blah blah - it's not his fault. Well guess what, yes, it is his fault and his murderous backside should be in jail.

Harris also goes by the name of Ammar Asim Faruq Harris, as well as variations of that name, police said.

ie. a made-up alias and false conversion to the "religion of peace." The variations are 'cause he can't remember it.

He is considered armed and dangerous.

But I'm sure if he sees a "gun free zone" sign he'll go someplace else. {snort}

The driver of the Maserati, aspiring rapper and former Oakland resident Kenneth Cherry, Jr., a.k.a. Kenny Clutch, was killed by the gunfire.

Anyone can be an "aspiring rapper" - even me. Tell me, how does an "aspiring rapper" - ie. unemployed punk afford a car with a sticker price on the north side of $130,000??? Hmm, you don't think he could have a sideline career in recreational pharmaceuticals do you? Oh but the liberal MSM would never report that - doesn't fit with the image. He's the struggling up and coming hero here, it is that bad gun that cut his life short.

21 posted on 02/24/2013 8:01:15 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: JennysCool

“Aspiring rapper”

Code words for Black Criminal. It’s beyond sad that two innocent bystanders died along with this trash. LVPD is good at killing those who carry weapons. In this particular instance, I hope they are successful!


22 posted on 02/24/2013 8:01:37 AM PST by vette6387
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To: Ezekiel
He has several distinctive tattoos, including a heart-shaped tattoo below his right eye and a large owl tattoo on his neck.

Who around here knows how to translate gang tattoos? The heart seems particularly suspicious.

Shoot, that's easy. He's the one in the Range Rover, right? That identifies him as a serious ecologically concerned environmentalist. The tats signify his particular concerns over the fate of the Spotted Owl and that m'eff'er in the gas guzzling Maserati clearly had a more cavalier attitude regarding said creature and deserved anything that befell him.

Eye-heart-owl, not just a philosophy, it's a call to action!

23 posted on 02/24/2013 8:08:42 AM PST by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: vette6387

The news headline should have read:

SUV, suspect identified in shooting that led to death of two innocent victims in taxi cab.

Then buried in article: Aspiring rapper and somewhat successful pimp also killed.

They are making a celebrity out of this piece of trash.


24 posted on 02/24/2013 8:11:51 AM PST by artichokegrower
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To: Tax-chick
Residents must be grateful that the SUV has been clearly identified ... they must have been cringing in fear at each one that passed, expecting it to shoot!

Cop to victim: "M'am, take your time. Can you identify the SUV in this lineup?"


25 posted on 02/24/2013 8:17:27 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: Covenantor
Eye-heart-owl, not just a philosophy, it's a call to action!

rotflol

D'oh! Well now it makes sense why the "green" taxi necessarily exploded... it was a martyr for the cause.

26 posted on 02/24/2013 8:21:52 AM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: 1rudeboy
cause i thought that's who you were talking about... guess they were both pimps then
27 posted on 02/24/2013 8:23:38 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: sweetiepiezer

I could only stand about 20 seconds of this. I’ve made better sounds after eating a meat lovers pizza.


28 posted on 02/24/2013 8:23:46 AM PST by patriotsblood
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To: artichokegrower
If Obama had sons they'd be “aspiring” to become pillars of the community like the two thugs here — Kenny Clutch and Ammar Harris. One is a rapper/pimp and the other a killer/panderer. Amish they are not. Enuf said.
29 posted on 02/24/2013 8:26:38 AM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: artichokegrower
Police are looking for 26-year-old Ammar Harris, who they believed fired the shots in the incident early Thursday. Harris' arrest history in Las Vegas, which is extensive and violent, according to police, includes charges of kidnapping and pandering.

It doesn't say whether or not he was convicted. But, one wonders, why was this guy even out on the street in the first place?

30 posted on 02/24/2013 8:31:18 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: artichokegrower

Gun wielding SUV. Definitely a liberal nightmare.


31 posted on 02/24/2013 8:37:34 AM PST by Starstruck (I need a 30 round magazine because liberal whine gives me a buzz.)
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To: artichokegrower
One might ask why a hotel as high-end as Aria feels the need to operate a venue that attracts the likes of these two in the wee, small hours of the morning. In an earlier time, they wouldn't have been allowed to hang around the hotel's dumpsters, much less be invited into its "high-end" nightclub.

One might ask why a venue appealing instead to older, wealthier fans of Frank Sinatra or Elvis was not opened, instead.

And MGM executives cannot give you the honest answer: that without big-spenders connected to the drug and other criminal trades the Strip's revenues would be considerably smaller, so they must extract as much cash as possible from this demographic to survive. The drug economy is a major plank propping up the overall US economy.

Many a US Senator might give the same answer about his campaign funding sources, if put under interrogation.

32 posted on 02/24/2013 8:39:21 AM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: PLMerite
And stupid. Life-endingly stupid.

No kidding. Having recently tried to work on one of the new Quattroportes I am left to conclude that anyone dumb enough to buy a car whose acceleration and performance doesn't come close to that of a BMW M3, for three times the price, and with a general standard of reliability which leaves it completely useless (more so even than the old Biturbo) after 70,000 miles, deserves to be gunned down by gold-toothed pimp-ass triple decker sandwich eatin' low ride bunnies. just sayin.
33 posted on 02/24/2013 8:42:12 AM PST by golux
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To: Tax-chick
Residents must be grateful that the SUV has been clearly identified

Identified, and impounded. The streets are safe once again.

34 posted on 02/24/2013 8:51:08 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: sweetiepiezer
Good riddance.

It's a shame Clutch couldn't have gotten off a mortal round himself before expiring. The real victims in this story are the dead cab driver and his passenger who had nothing to do with whatever beef these two pimps had with each other.

35 posted on 02/24/2013 8:55:02 AM PST by Drew68
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To: artichokegrower
If Harris is sighted, citizens are urged to call 911.

I'd rather someone just shoot him dead.

36 posted on 02/24/2013 8:58:09 AM PST by Drew68
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To: sweetiepiezer
I actually appreciate good-quality rap.

This guy sucked.

37 posted on 02/24/2013 9:06:19 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: Tax-chick

LOL! The SUV is guilty of aiding and abetting. The trial for the SUV is going to be a real hoot. It’s going to be funnier watching them find a cell big enough to incarcerate the SUV in.


38 posted on 02/24/2013 9:13:24 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Progressive, Marxist liberals do not evolve, they morph into fascists.)
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To: Ezekiel
Who around here knows how to translate gang tattoos? The heart seems particularly suspicious.

A tear drop under the eye signifies a successful killing....

Maybe a small heart is the same designation for a different gang.

39 posted on 02/24/2013 9:20:17 AM PST by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: Lazamataz
good-quality rap.

Oxymoron

40 posted on 02/24/2013 9:23:08 AM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Mr. Jeeves
One might ask why a hotel as high-end as Aria feels the need to operate a venue that attracts the likes of these two in the wee, small hours of the morning. In an earlier time, they wouldn't have been allowed to hang around the hotel's dumpsters, much less be invited into its "high-end" nightclub.

Ask any of the old-timers who have been there for years and they'll tell you straight; Vegas was safer when the mob ran it.

41 posted on 02/24/2013 9:31:35 AM PST by Drew68
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To: 1rudeboy
Where is everyone hearing this guy was a pimp?

Great article that can't be posted here due to copyright issues:

Don't cry for 'Kenny Clutch,' an affliction waiting to happen

42 posted on 02/24/2013 9:48:44 AM PST by Drew68
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To: woodenickel

“Where is everyone hearing this guy was a pimp?

Look up pandering”

Hmmmm, maybe there was an argument over the “hoes”.


43 posted on 02/24/2013 9:48:56 AM PST by Parley Baer
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To: patriotsblood

LOL! I’m stealing that line and you can’t stop me.


44 posted on 02/24/2013 9:49:30 AM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Parley Baer

Hmmmm, maybe there was an argument over the “hoes”.

A row over hoes is a tough row to hoe.


45 posted on 02/24/2013 9:53:36 AM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: hattend

Not to me.


46 posted on 02/24/2013 9:59:17 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: Drew68

“He was a good boy.”


47 posted on 02/24/2013 10:09:38 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: artichokegrower
A relative of the Cab Driver that was killed blamed the “Guns”.

The fact that we now know who the shooter was will not change her opinion, even though the Shooter had a long Criminal Record and was forbidden to own a firearm (Being a Law Biding Citizen, I am making that assumption because the Law is here to Protect us Law Abiding Citizens, or so I've been told). If they want to limit “Gun Violence”, the obvious action is disarming Drug Dealers and Pimps, disarming everyone living in Public Housing, disarming everyone living in Major Cities controlled by Democrats and last but not least, disarming everyone who Voted for Obama.

Come to think of it, you can eliminate every one of those groups with the exception of Obama Voters, that one category covers just about everyone else I listed.

48 posted on 02/24/2013 10:23:03 AM PST by Kickass Conservative (New Tagline Under Construction, Use Alternate Sarcasm Until Further Notice)
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To: soycd

Both Harris and Adam Lanza are related to each other although different ethnic origins, They are both ‘sons of the devil’.


49 posted on 02/24/2013 10:44:35 AM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Parley Baer

She gots ten toes that hoes...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2sW4_sXSTXY


50 posted on 02/24/2013 10:47:48 AM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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